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The Seven Joys of Mary - Guitar Quartet (with optional flute)

Year of composition
Easy (Grades 1-3)
1 minute
Folk music
Quartet (Acoustic Guitar [notation])

This is a traditional folk song known both in England and America and a lesser known Christmas carol. I liked this because it has a nice modal feel I tried to give it an ostinato accompaniment for a mediaeval feel with the rhythm almost hypnotic. The guest flute doubles the guitar melody. There is also an easy bass note part. Both parts have notename noteheads for ease of reading. Guitar 3 is a 2 part stand alone type arrangement for a more advanced player, available in notation and TAB. Guitar 4 is a rocking ostinato accompaniment also available in notation and TAB.

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