The music for June is an old Welsh lullaby called Suo Gan.

I first heard Suo Gan when I saw the movie Empire in the Sun. It was a theme song for the movie and hauntingly beautiful sung by a boy's choir. The song was played during the most emotional and touching scenes of the movie and I can't hear it without goosebumps forming!

The words sung in original Welsh (is that what it's called?) need no translation however the English translation can be found at:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suo_G%C3%A2n

I hope you enjoy it half as much as I do.

 

Here's the PDF for the sheet music and the play along files are below. The song is played slowly so I provided only two speeds. If anyone has a problem with the note range, message me and I'll try to put it in a key you can use on your psaltery. 

Suo%20Gan%20for%20PS.pdf

 

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Good choice.  This is another one of those tunes that is familiar but could never find the name.  Thanks Donna for sharing a beautiful melody and arrangement.....>3

Donna, what a beautiful song!

And it's a nice slow one too!

hee hee, and if you just play the melody, not too complicated!  There's plenty of room to write note names on the paper as well.

I passed by your office building and waved at you today Ann!  I bet you didn't see me  

Sure I did Donna, you were that crazy car weaving all over the road! 

This is pretty! and coincidentally, I was playing this last night on the alto recorder!

what software did you use to make the sheet music? I'm wanting to make my own and i like how this looks.

I have always found this tune lovely but haunting. Now I am learning to play it. Thank you for posting the music.

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