Lesson #5: Your Performance of The Arkansas Traveler

This is it! The last lesson in this series. How have you done? Are you taking the time to learn the different sections of the lesson?

Arkansas Traveler

Arkansas Traveler

“The Arkansas Traveler” was the state song of Arkansas from 1949 to 1963; it has been the state historical song since 1987. The music was composed in the 19th century by Colonel Sanford C. ‘Sandy’ Faulkner (1806–1874); the current official lyrics were written by a committee in 1947 in preparation for its naming as the state song.

Get your copy of the Arkansas Traveler here!

Watch and play along with the final video in this series.
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Practice Tips

  • Practice this piece five times. Remember five is the perfect number.
  • Try different chord patterns like the ones that are demonstrated in the video.
  • Have fun!

 

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