The Mary Project

Recently on the Stickwire mailing list, Vance Gloster initiated The Mary Project, asking for list members to contribute arrangements of "Mary Had a Little Lamb" to demonstrate their Stick arranging styles. Here's my swingin' arrangement with one-handed block chords and walking bass....daddeo.

For Grand Stick in Standard tuning (or regular Stick in Standard Tuning, for that matter):

Hear it (128K mp3)

In Regular Tablature

   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &   
+-----------------------------------------------------------------+
+--19--19------17--15------17------19------19--19-----------------+
+--17--17------16--15------16------17------17--17-----------------+
+--20--20------18--17------18------20------20--20-----------------+
+--18--18------17--15------17------18------18--18-----------------+
+-----------------------------------------------------------------+
|                                                                 |
+==12======================================11======12=============+
+----------9-------10------11------12----------------------11-----+
+-----------------------------------------------------------------+
+-----------------------------------------------------------------+
+-----------------------------------------------------------------+
+-----------------------------------------------------------------+
  

   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &   
+------------------------------------------17--17-----------------+
+--17------17--17------------------19------15--15-----------------+
+--17------17--17------------------17------17--17-----------------+
+--18------18--18------------------20------17--17-----------------+
+--17------17--17------------------18-----------------------------+
+-----------------------------------------------------------------+
|                                                                 |
+==========================11======12======9=======10======11=====+
+--12-------11-----10---------------------------------------------+
+-----------------------------------------------------------------+
+-----------------------------------------------------------------+
+-----------------------------------------------------------------+
+-----------------------------------------------------------------+
  

   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &   
+-----------------------------------------------------------------+
+--19--19------17--15------17------19------19--19----------19-----+
+--17--17------16--15------16------17------17--17----------17-----+
+--20--20------18--17------18------20------20--20----------20-----+
+--18--18------17--15------17------18------18--18----------18-----+
+-----------------------------------------------------------------+
|                                                                 |
+==12======================================11======12=============+
+----------9-------10------11------12----------------------11-----+
+-----------------------------------------------------------------+
+-----------------------------------------------------------------+
+-----------------------------------------------------------------+
+-----------------------------------------------------------------+
  

   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &   1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &   
+-----------------------------------------------------------------+
+--17------17------19--17------15---------------------------------+
+--17------17------17--17------15---------------------------------+
+--18------18------20--18------17---------------------------------+
+--17------17------18--17------15---------------------------------+
+-----------------------------------------------------------------+
|                                                                 |
+==========================11======12=============================+
+--12------11------10----------------------9-------12------9------+
+-----------------------------------------------------------------+
+-----------------------------------------------------------------+
+-----------------------------------------------------------------+
+-----------------------------------------------------------------+
  

In SmartASCII Tablature

   1      &      2      &      3      &      4      &      1      &      2      &      3      &      4      &  
+------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
+--19(R3)-19(R3)--------17(R2)-15(R2)--------17(R2)--------19(R3)--------19(R3)-19(R3)-----------------------------+
+--17(R1)-17(R1)--------16(R1)-15(R1)--------16(R1)--------17(R1)--------17(R1)-17(R1)-----------------------------+
+--20(R4)-20(R4)--------18(R3)-17(R4)--------18(R3)--------20(R4)--------20(R4)-20(R4)-----------------------------+
+--18(RT)-18(RT)--------17(RT)-15(RT)--------17(RT)--------18(RT)--------18(RT)-18(RT)-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
|                                                                                                                  |
+==12(L4)================================================================11(L3)========12(L4)======================+
+----------------9(L1)---------10(L2)--------11(L3)--------12(L4)------------------------------------11(L3)--------+
+------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
  

   1      &      2      &      3      &      4      &      1      &      2      &      3      &      4      &  
+------------------------------------------------------------------------17(R3)-17(R3)-----------------------------+
+--17(R2)--------17(R2)-17(R2)-----------------------------19(R3)--------15(R1)-15(R1)-----------------------------+
+--17(R1)--------17(R1)-17(R1)-----------------------------17(R1)--------17(R2)-17(R2)-----------------------------+
+--18(R4)--------18(R4)-18(R4)-----------------------------20(R4)--------17(RT)-17(RT)-----------------------------+
+--17(RT)--------17(RT)-17(RT)-----------------------------18(RT)--------------------------------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
|                                                                                                                  |
+============================================11(L3)========12(L4)=========9(L1)========10(L2)========11(L3)========+
+--12(L4)--------11(L3)--------10(L2)------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
  

   1      &      2      &      3      &      4      &      1      &      2      &      3      &      4      &  
+------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
+--19(R3)-19(R3)--------17(R2)-15(R2)--------17(R2)--------19(R3)--------19(R3)-19(R3)----------------------19(R3)-+
+--17(R1)-17(R1)--------16(R1)-15(R1)--------16(R1)--------17(R1)--------17(R1)-17(R1)----------------------17(R1)-+
+--20(R4)-20(R4)--------18(R3)-17(R4)--------18(R3)--------20(R4)--------20(R4)-20(R4)----------------------20(R4)-+
+--18(RT)-18(RT)--------17(RT)-15(RT)--------17(RT)--------18(RT)--------18(RT)-18(RT)----------------------18(RT)-+
+------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
|                                                                                                                  |
+==12(L4)================================================================11(L3)========12(L4)======================+
+----------------9(L1)---------10(L2)--------11(L3)--------12(L4)------------------------------------11(L3)--------+
+------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
  

   1      &      2      &      3      &      4      &      1      &      2      &      3      &      4      &   
+------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
+--17(R2)--------17(R2)--------19(R3)-17(R2)--------15(R2)---------------------------------------------------------+
+--17(R1)--------17(R1)--------17(R1)-17(R1)--------15(R1)---------------------------------------------------------+
+--18(R4)--------18(R4)--------20(R4)-18(R4)--------17(R4)---------------------------------------------------------+
+--17(RT)--------17(RT)--------18(RT)-17(RT)--------15(RT)---------------------------------------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
|                                                                                                                  |
+============================================11(L3)========12(L4)==================================================+
+--12(L4)--------11(L3)--------10(L2)------------------------------------9(L1)---------12(L4)--------9(L1)---------+
+------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
  

Mark Smart Home
Last updated on 4-3-2004
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