Sheebeg and Sheemore
Dear fiddler, here’s a basic lesson on how to play Sheebeg And Sheemore by Turlough O’Carolan.
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Scale and drone
The tune is in D Major. Warm up with the D major scale.
D0-1-2-3-A0-1-2-3 | E0-1-L2-3-4
A part (single rep)
First quarter: (A3-E0)-E1-1-0-A3 | A3-E0-A3 | A1-0 | D2
Second quarter: (A0)-A1-0-1-2-3 | E0-A3-E0 | 1-0 | A3
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