House of the Rising Sun
Free Sheet music for Flexible Brass Ensemble - 4 Players

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About 'House of the Rising Sun'

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The Artist:
Traditional Music of unknown author.
Like many classic folk ballads, the authorship of "The House of the Rising Sun" is uncertain. Musicologists say that it is based on the tradition of broadside ballads such as The Unfortunate Rake of the 18th century and that English emigrants took the song to America where it was adapted to its later New Orleans setting. Alan Price of The Animals has even claimed that the song was originally a sixteenth-century English folk song about a Soho brothel.
Tempo Marking:
Gently . = c.72
Time Signature:
6/8 (View more 6/8 Music)
Score Key:
D minor (Sounding Pitch) (View more D minor Music for Flexible Brass Ensemble - 4 Players )
Number of Pages:
Intermediate Level: Recommended for Intermediate Level players
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