One of the most famous Irish melodies is “The Last Rose of Summer.” It is told that Michael William Balfe wrote this song when he was a 21-year old law student. He had been asked to write a musical piece as an exercise for his training as a musician. This popular song’s melody has become part of the Irish traditional music repertoire and is known throughout the world.
“The Last Rose of Summer,” Grade 2 piano sheet music, arrangement by David Carr Glover for beginning pianists, PDF format download.
Please note: this Grade 2 – Last Rose of Summer Piano Sheet Music has been produced so that it may be accessible to all individuals and not just those with a trained ear.
The staff and notes have been simplified. However, this simplification does not affect the essence of the music: it is still as beautiful as ever!
Timing has been added to help you achieve a perfect performance. This Grade 2 – Last Rose of Summer Piano Sheet Music may be used to practice and perform.
In Grade 2 piano sheet music, you will learn the following: C position major scale notes, Bb key signature notes, staccato flourishes, simple melodies in left hand chords, two octave descent from top G down to bottom E with notes on the way up.
This Grade 2 – Last Rose of Summer Piano Sheet Music may be used to practice Grade 1, Grade 2 or Grade 3 piano lessons.
The Grade 1 piano sheet music is available on our website, amazon.com and it’s also included within the Grade 1 Free 65-Page Pianoscope Sheet Music Book which you can download free of cost.