X: 1 T: Honeylocust C: Use old-time syncopations C: Honeylocusts are one of my favorite kinds of tree! C: Rebecca Rose Weiss ©2016 K: D M:4/4 DE | "D" F2 F2 "A" E2 FE | "D" D3 (DD2) B,D | "A" E3 F ED B,C| "D" D3 (DD2) DE | "D" F2 F2 E2 D2 | "G" [B3G3] A "D" [F3A3] (E| "A" E)D EF ED B,C | "D" D3 (DD2) :| Ac | "D"d2 d2 B2 A2 | d3 (d d3) (e | "A" e2) e2 c2 A2 | e3(ee3)(f | "D" f)a fe dB Ad | "G" BA GB "D" AG FD | "G" GA Bc de fd | "A" ed Bc "D" d2 :|]
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Sheet Music in PDF: Honeylocust
Source: Rebecca Rose Weiss (copyright)
Other Tunes in Set: Upper Valley Reel
Region: USA (Old-timey or Appalachian style)
Notes: Rebecca writes: “Honeylocust came together during a few instances of composing over several months. It started when I was in a practice room in high school. The following autumn, I took a tree identification class in college, learned about honeylocust trees, and worked on the tune during a snow day. I finished it during my commute to a summer internship during which I walked by honeylocust trees every day. There are so many fun aspects about honeylocust trees: their leaves turn yellow in the fall, their bark has long plates, they make large pods- and, my favorite thing: they often have giant spikes, a trait left over from when they had to defend themselves from large mammals eons ago.”