Treasures of Hawaiian Sheet Music: Favorite and Classic Songs from Hawaiʻis Golden Years

Treasures of Hawaiian Sheet Music: Favorite and Classic Songs from Hawaiʻis Golden Years

$14.95

Henry Kaleialoha Allen

Spiral bound, 112 pp.

This collection of fifty songs comes from the popular era of Hawaiian music in the first half of the twentieth century. These songs tell of all the beauty of each island and the overpowering bond between land and sea that is reflected in the joining of sun, moon and sky. Entertainers of all skill levels will find this selection of sheet music an invaluable source for the piano, guitar, ʻukulele, Hawaiian steel guitar, and voice.

This collection of fifty songs comes from the popular era of Hawaiian music in the first half of the twentieth century. These songs were written primarily by recognized writers and arranged by well-known Hawaiian musician Henry Allen with some original songs written by Allen himself. These songs tell of the beauty of each island and the overpowering bond between land and sea that is reflected in the joining of sun, moon and sky. Entertainers of all skill levels will find this selection of sheet music an invaluable source for the piano, guitar, ukulele, Hawaiian steel guitar, and voice. Some of the songs included are: Blue Hawaiʻi, My Hawaiian Song of Love, Hanalei Moon. Na Lei O Hawaiʻi, Tiare, Lovely Flower, Mele Kalikimaka Each song is written in the key of C and there are chord structures in the back for the ukulele and the piano. No other book contains such a wide selection of favorite Hawaiian songs that can be played by such a wide array of instruments. Regardless which instrument these songs sing through, the beauty of Hawaiʻi's music is sure to resonate with all music-lovers.