T: Farewell To Stromness
|:f<g a>d B<d c>A|f<g a>d B<d e2|f<g a>d A<d c>A|a<g f>d B<d d2:|
|:b<c' d'>d e<d c>A|b<c' d'>d B<d e2|b<c' d'>d e<d c>A| b<c' d'>d B<d e2:|
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Farewell To Stromness has been added to 45 tunebooks.
Is this allowed?? Saw someone had requested it. Not a traditional tune, but written by Peter Maxwell Davies. It’s the piano interlude from ‘The Yellow Cake Review’ which was a show he wrote as part of a protest against Uranium mining in the Orkneys. Great tune, sometimes heard on solo guitar. It’s got a middle section which I wouldn’t like to try putting into abc - life’s too short!
ooops - my first attempt at abc and I’ve just noticed - the low A notes (semiquavers) in bars 2,3,4,6,7,8 should be B’s
You can change the ABC, but not the shett music.
or sheet music, as it were. 🙂
Thank you for posting this beautiful, haunting tune. Composed by Peter Maxwell Davies who has just died. A remarkable man. May he rest in peace.