Master Kilby

Collector: Cecil Sharp (1859-1924)

Source:  Volume 6: England

Date of Composition:  1958 (pre Jun. 17)

Publication: Boosey & Co., Ltd., 1961

Voice Difficulty Level: Moderate

Subject:  Doing all for love.

Range:  E4 – F#5

Tessitura:  A4 – D5

Tempo: Graceful; 3/4

Duration:  01:40

Vocal Characteristics: Simple legato melody; one phrase each verse ascends to F#5 and continues down in scalar motion

Piano Difficulty Level:  Easy

Accompaniment Characteristics: Detached eighth note accompaniment; many rests between figures

Additional Comments: For guitar and voice; transcribed for piano by Richard Walters in Benjamin Britten: Complete Folksong Arrangements.

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