My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean – simple letters


My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean – - how to play on the piano?

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I used it in this song2 chords. In the pictures below, I have marked which keys you need to press to play each of them.

Chord C
Chord G

About song and easy letter notes

Embark on a musical journey back to the traditional Scottish folk song era with “My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean.” This classic piece, steeped in history and rich in cultural significance, offers a fantastic foray for beginners into the world of music. Composed in the 18th century, its origins are a blend of mystery and folklore, often attributed to the longing and heartache associated with separation and loss. The lyrics speak volumes of a deep yearning for a beloved, presumably lost at sea, capturing the universal theme of longing for someone dear. Its simple yet emotive melody has traversed centuries, making it a staple in the repertoire of folk and traditional music enthusiasts worldwide.

Utilizing our innovative piano book for beginners, complete with keyboard stickers and letter notation, learners of all ages can easily dive into playing “My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean” without prior knowledge of traditional music notes. This method, known as play by letter, simplifies the learning process, making it accessible and enjoyable. The song is an excellent choice for piano lessons for beginners, offering not just a musical exercise but a cultural exploration. Its versatile melody serves as a foundation for piano exercises for beginners, enabling a smooth transition into more complex pieces. Whether you’re a child taking your first musical steps, an adult revisiting a long-lost hobby, or simply someone fascinated by the rich tapestry of folk music, this song, presented in an easy piano songbook format, is a delightful starting point. As you press the keys marked with letters, you’ll not only learn to play a beautiful song but also connect with a piece of history that has been sung and cherished across generations.

My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean letter notes
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