The Acharavi waltz

There are 2 recordings of a tune by this name.

The Acharavi has been added to 2 tune sets.

The Acharavi has been added to 21 tunebooks.

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Two settings

X: 1
T: The Acharavi
R: waltz
M: 3/4
L: 1/8
K: Amix
A (3BBA |: c3 B (3BBA | e3 A (3ABA | G>A d>A e2 | e3 A (3ABA |
c3 B (3BBA | e3 A (3ABA | (3GGA (3ABA (3BBA | (3FFA (3zBA (3BBA |
c3 B (3BBA | e3 A (3ABA | g3 a (3ffd | e3 E (3AzB |
c3 B (3BBA | G3 A (3EED | F>A z E (3EED | E2 A z (3BBA :|
|: F>A z E (3EED | F>A z E (3EED | (3EF=c c>D (3EED | (3EF=c c>D (3EED |
[1 d>D c>D A>D | G3 A (3EED | F>A z E (3EED | E>F G3 F:|
[2 d3 e c>G | A2 A>D E>G | A2 A>D E>G | B3 ||
X: 2
T: The Acharavi
R: waltz
M: 3/4
L: 1/8
K: Amix
2 d3 e c>G | A2 A>D E>G | A A>D E>G | B4 (3BBA |
2 d3 e c>G | A2 A>D E>G | A2 A>D E>G | B3 |]

Eleven comments

The Acharavi

Here comes "The Acharavi" from Flook’s "Waltzes". It is the second tune in the set. Original it is played on an F Whistle.
I hope the keyand the notation is right. It is a very easy tune to play but very difficult to write down ;-)

I think all the "3"s were meant to mean triplets- Triplets should be notated like this: (3AAA

I think a lot of that in there is Brian’s triple-tonguing too, which I usually leave out of the ABCs, because it can make them a little cluttered looking….

Thanks for posting this, though, I’ve been meaning to learn this tune, but now I’ve no excuse!

Sorry. I’ve correct the triplets. Now it works :)

Good one, but you’ve still the problem of key signature ~ &

2 d3 e c>G | A2 A>D E>G | A A>D E>G | B4 (3BBA |

2 d3 e c>G | A2 A>D E>G | A2 A>D E>G | B3 |]

Sorry, just a quick check in, back to work…

If it were A Dorian, then all the Fs are ^ by default…

I’d say the key is definitely Amix, though the B part is a nice contrast.

Back for a moment ~ yes! ~ if the Gs are all natural, but it also plays well as A Major with all the Gs ^sharp. Unfortunately I don’t have the recording to know for sure. Either way, a curious change into the B-part, or so it seems…

This tune’s written by Kathryn Tickell

This Tune is actually by Brian Finnegan. It’s a long story and I’m the the right person to tell it but it’s Brians.

^ Sounds like one of his too.

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