Danny Boy, Book 3

Introduction

Danny Boy is a traditional Irish aire.  It is a song that is loved all over the world because of how beautiful it is.

You might have heard it before, but make sure you listen to the recordings below to get a really good idea of the way the song is supposed to sound.

Video

The Lesson

Sheet Music

There are a few challenges in playing this piece, but they are challenges that you have faced before, so don’t worry.

Make sure you watch the video above for a discussion of the sheet music and explanations. Remember to notice when you have to switch and play with a different hand.

Don’t forget to practice it over and over again until you are able to play it smoothly and with grace.

Let’s see some beautiful performances!

Take it slow and remember to break it up into phrases.

Digging Deeper