Greensleeves jig. There are 28 recordings of this tune. On flute it can be played an octave higher. I arranged it primarily for fiddle players who would like a backing track to play along with. Play a single note, such as low A or B-flat, and sustain it for a few seconds. The romanesca originated in Spain and is composed of a sequence of four chords with a simple, repeating bass, which provide the groundwork for variations and improvisation. Eira Lynn Jones and David Sumbler's arrangement of Fantasia on Greensleeves by Ralph Vaughan Williams is for pedal harp and flute. There is a persistent belief that Greensleeves was composed by Henry VIII for his lover and future queen consort Anne Boleyn. If the red line above the note name stays in the center of the gauge, then the note is perfectly in tune. The song – whose full, less elegant title is ‘A Newe Northen Dittye of ye Ladye Greene Sleves’ – appears to be based on an Italian style of song … Sheet music is available for Piano, Voice, Guitar and 58 others with 31 scorings and 9 notations in 36 genres. Tune your flute. Print and Download Fantasia On "Greensleeves" (What Child Is This), For Flute And Piano sheet music. "Greensleeves" is modal (Dorian) and to modern ears sounds as if some of the notes are "a bit off." The beginning and ending sections of this arrangement consist of the traditional English folk tune "Greensleeves" while the the middle section consists of the English folk tune "Lovely Joan." Individual Part,Score,Solo Part sheet music by William C. Dix: Len Rhodes Music Inc … Dix wanted to modernize the tune for his hymn and so he set it in melodic minor. Browse our 122 arrangements of "Greensleeves." This arrangement is dedicated to my first piano teacher, Barbara Linton. "Greensleeves" is a traditional English folk song and tune, over a ground either of the form called a romanesca or of its slight variant, the passamezzo antico. Most historians now believe ‘Greensleeves’ dates back to Elizabethan times – after the reign of Henry VIII. "Greensleeves" is a traditional English folk song and tune, over a ground either of the form called a romanesca, of its slight variant, the passamezzo antico. › Greensleeves › Greensleeves - Flute, piano or organ or guitar › Greensleeves - Oboe, piano or organ or guitar › Greensleeves - Recorder (S. or T.), piano or organ or guitar › Greensleeves - English horn, piano or organ › Greensleeves - Clarinet, piano or organ or guitar › Greensleeves - Horn (F), piano or organ or guitar Find your perfect arrangement and access a variety of transpositions so you can print and play instantly, anywhere. The tuner will show the name of the note you are playing. 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