Across The Divide waltz

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Across The Divide has been added to 16 tunebooks.

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Two settings

1
X: 1
T: Across The Divide
R: waltz
M: 3/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
Bc|d3 edc|B2 G2 AB|c3 BAG|F2 D2 EF|
G3 FGD|E/F/G A2 Bc|d3 fga|gfd2 Bc|
d3 edc|B2 G2 AB|c3 BAG|F2 D2 EF|
G3 FGD|E/F/G A2 Bc|d2 g2 a/g/f|g3 z:|
K:Gdor
z2|g3 ^fgd|^cd =cB G2|f3 cAG|F2 D2 D2|
G3 ABG|AB c2 A/B/c|d3 ^fga|g^f d2 d2|
g3 ^fgd|^cd =cB G2|f3 cAG|F2 D2 D2|
G3 ABG|AB c2 A/B/c|d2 g2 a/g/^f|g3 z:|
2
X: 2
T: Across The Divide
R: waltz
M: 3/4
L: 1/8
K: Gdor
Bc|d3 edc|B2 G2 AB|c3 BAG|F2 D2 EF|
G3 FGD|E/F/G A2 Bc|d^cd fga|gfd2 Bc|
d3 edc|B2 G2 AB|c3 BAG|F2 D2 EF|
G3 FGD|E/F/G A2 Bc|d2 g2 af|g4:|
d2|g3 ^fgd|^cd =cB G2|f3 cAG|F2 GF D2|
G2D2 (3EFG|AB c2 A2|d3 ^fga|g^f d2 ef|
g3 ^fgd|^cd =cB G2|f3 cAG|F2 GF D2|
G2D2 (3EFG|AB c2 A2|d2 g2 a^f|g3 z:|

Two comments

Across the Divide

I learned this bewitching waltz from Mary Custy’s tape "With A Little Help From Their Friends" which she put out with Eoin O’Neill. I’m fairly sure she is the composer. It’s also played as a jig on the album "Buzzin’" by the Bumblebees. They make a convincing case, but I still think it shines more brightly as a slow, mysterious waltz.
If your guitarist is stymied by the B part, I reccommend starting with a G minor, then an F major/D minor sort of thing. You’re on your own after that.

Across The Divide

This is the way I play it, very close to what you have written…

X:1
T: Across The Divide
C:Mary Custy
M: 3/4
L: 1/8
R: waltz
K:Gmaj
Bc|d3 edc|B2 G2 AB|c3 BAG|F2 D2 EF|
G3 FGD|E/F/G A2 Bc|d^cd fga|gfd2 Bc|
d3 edc|B2 G2 AB|c3 BAG|F2 D2 EF|
G3 FGD|E/F/G A2 Bc|d2 g2 af|g4:|
K:Gdor
d2|g3 ^fgd|^cd =cB G2|f3 cAG|F2 GF D2|
G2D2 (3EFG|AB c2 A2|d3 ^fga|g^f d2 ef|
g3 ^fgd|^cd =cB G2|f3 cAG|F2 GF D2|
G2D2 (3EFG|AB c2 A2|d2 g2 a^f|g3 z:|