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Key: F

Genre: Folk

Harp Type: Chromatic

Skill: Beginner

Auld Lang Syne 1st Harp

Key of F Major
This is the 1st harpist’s part in “Auld Lang Syne Quintet incl. DB”
and requires a 16 hole Key of C chromatic (Solo Tuned).
Range: C4 to F5

Tab Notations:
none = blow – = draw * = button in
. = lower register (first four holes on 16 hole)
-4__ = hold -6___-5 = slide smoothly from one note to next

Remember: -2 and 2* are the same note. If you need a change in breath direction, this note is your opportunity.

1st: 1 -2___ -2 -2 -3 3 -2 3
1. Should auld__ ac-quaint-ance be___ for-got,
2. And sure — ly you’ll buy your_ pint cup!
3. We two__ have run a – bout_ the slopes,
4. We two__ have pad – dled in__ the stream,
5. And there’s a hand my tru_- sty friend!

1st: -3 2* 2*__ -3 4 -5_______
1. And nev-er___ brought to mind?____
2. And sur-ly___ I’ll buy mine!____
3. And pick-ed__ the daisies fine;____
4. From mor-ning sun till dine;____
5. And give us a hand o’ thine!___

1st: -6___-5 4_____ -3 -3 -2 3____ 2* 3
1. Should_ auld__ ac-quaint-ance be__ for – got,
2. And____ we’ll_ take a cup of__ kind- ness
3. But____ we’ve_ wan-dered many a wear_-y foot,
4. But____ seas__ be-tween us broad have roared,
5. And____ we’ll_ take a right good –will draught

1st: -3 -2_____-1 -1___1 2*________
1. And days__ of auld lang syne._____
2. yet for_____ auld lang syne._____
3. since auld____ lang_____ syne._____
4. since auld____ lang_____ syne._____
5. for auld____ lang_____ syne._____

1st: -5 4___-3 -3___-2 3___ 2* 3 -5 4____-3 -3____4 -5_____
1-5. For auld__ lang___ syne, my dear, for auld___ lang___ syne.__

1st: -6_-5 4_____ -3 -3 2* 3____ -2 3 -3 -2__-1 -1____1 2*___
1. We’ll take__ a cup of kind– ness yet, for auld__ lang___ syne.
2. We’ll take__ a cup of kind– ness yet, for auld__ lang___ syne.
3. We’ve wan__-dered man – y a wear– y foot, for auld__ lang___ syne.
4. But seas__ be- tween us broad have roared, for auld_ lang___ syne.
5. And we’ll_ take a right good –will draught for auld lang___ syne.

Optional Humorous last verse (from Garrison Keillor’s 2006 New Year’s Eve Special):

I think of all the great, high hearts
I had when I was young!
And now who are these sad old farts
I find myself among?

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