The Skye Boat Song (Over the Sea to Skye)

Over the Sea to Skye (or the Skye Boat Song) is a traditional Scottish air collected by Anne Campbelle MacLeaod in the 1800's. Lyrics were added by Sir Harold Baronet. You may recognize this song as the title theme for the TV series "Outlander". This great tune is played out of the key of G. Make sure to check out all of the Scottish Grace Note Tutorials to check out some of the techniques Hanneke Cassel teaches in this lesson. Hanneke breaks down a basic and advanced version of the tune in this lesson module. Sign up today for membership to take advantage of the whole lesson.

Bonus video - instructors Hanneke Cassel and Casey Willis play this great Scottish air as a duet!!


Basic Melody tutorialAdvanced Melody Tutorial

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