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Thomas the Rhymer

$3.25

Often confused with Tam Lin, Thomas the Rhymer is another ballad about a man, in this case a harper, living with the Queen of the Fairies. In this ballad told from his point of view, Thomas is a willing captive set free at the end of seven years and given the "gift" of truth-telling.

This tune is a great fit for any program about fairies, the mysteries of Celtic lore, or, best of all, the adventures of harpers.

Late beginner or early intermediate; A minor (key of C).  One and a half pages of music.  No lever changes, fingerings or bracket. Includes an interlude and text.

Listen to Thomas the Rhymer (software-generated mp3):