Sheet Music: Planxty Mary Ellen

TitlePlanxty Mary Ellen
ComposerAnne E. McKennon (1969—)
InstrumentationFlute and Guitar chords
KeyD major
Time signature3/4
Tempo100 BPM
Performance time1:30
Difficulty leveleasy
Download printable scorePDF Sheet Music (124 kB) (preview)
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Play-along accompanimentMIDI (change tempo/key) MP3 (1.3 MB)
Date added2017-07-17
Last updated2017-07-17
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Contemporary, Waltzes


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Sunday 30 July 2017

Tune of the Day: Planxty Mary Ellen

Lead sheet and guitar play-along available

This beautiful piece was kindly contributed to our collection by flutist and composer Anne McKennon.

Sometimes the prettiest melodies are folk tunes. I wrote this waltz in that style. It can be played straight through or the sections can be repeated in any order the player likes. It is dedicated to my first flute teacher, Mary Ellen Potter. She was a big influence in my life and we remained close long after I was her student. I premiered “Planxty Mary Ellen” in concert the day she passed away. This is my tribute to her.