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A DAY OUT BY JOHN HOOPER.
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A DAY OUT BY JOHN HOOPER.

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CLIFFORD ESSEX MUSIC CO. LTD

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'A DAY OUT'

By John Hooper

This was written for a documentary film featuring residents of an inner-city hostel.  None of the residents had ever spent any time away from the city, so this film recorded them experiencing the countryside (and its animals) for the first time.  Therefore, the themes are pastoral, gentle and slowish. (Mostly, the animals were cows.)

This is a short-stretch piece, playable by all.  There are some barrés, but these are brief, and are without stretches.  The longest potential stretch is in bars 38/39 and its repeat in bars 45/46.  I have marked the LH fingering in bar 38 with a 2 on the F#, which shifts to a 3 on the F# in bar 39.  This allows even small hands to play the notes.  If you can stretch, it is more elegant to play the F# with a 3 in both bars.

The accents are meant to be fairly weak as accents go.  But, as ever, you, the performer, know best.

I have a suggestion for the change from bar 50 to bar 51.  The 4th finger making the B on the first string can be slid down to make a kind of falling effect.  And a good amount of rubato throughout will not go amiss.

Click here to hear a digital recording of  'A Day Out'

We can either send you a hard copy of this music, printed on high quality 120 gsm paper, price £3.00 post free. Or we can email you a downloadable file, price £1.30, and you can print the music yourself. Please choose in the options box located at the bottom of this page.

In an effort to make our sheet music affordable to all, we have made all sheet music post free, worldwide. This is a facility we would like to retain. We ask that if you are ordering music from outside the United Kingdom please order at least two titles.

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