Sheet Music

Here is an archive of sheet music for original Rizzetta tunes and songs. At the bottom of the page there are also some traditional tunes and some tunes written by my classes. You are welcome to print copies for personal use. Most of my original music is posted, although it is likely that there will always be some new tunes, some old tunes, and some arrangements that I haven’t gotten around to. Click a title to see the written music in PDF format. When workshops are coming up, look here for some of the music we will use. See also: Tune Books.

Correction 6/2015: A small error in Memphis Shakedown and Memphis Shakedown variations was fixed.
Tunes added 11/2015: Shepherds Island Waltz and Heartland Bouquet 2015 variation.
Tunes added 5/2016: Bumble Bee Rag, Hand In Hand, Lady Of The Mist, Lovers In Spring, Ouzel.
Tunes added 9/2016: Cowboy Coffee, The Stars Like Dust (correction 6/2017), Voyageurs Farewell (updated 9/29/16).
Tunes added 11/2016 (workshop group compositions): Bardstown Belle, Moonlight On The Prairie, Whistle Stop Waltz.
Tunes added 4/2017: Bear Ran Down The Mountain, Dark River, Passing Fancy, Purple Cloud.
Correction 6/2017: to The Stars Like Dust.
Revision 6/2017: More parts were added to Bear Ran Down The Mountain; ending measure added to Dark River.
Tunes added to Student Group Compositions, 7/2017: Bumblebee Jig, Old Cobble Road.
Song added 12/2017: Stars Shine Bright. (Christmas sing along)
Tune added 2/24/2018: Jay’s New Hip.
Tune added 4/6/2018 (in Traditional Tunes): Chinquapin Hunting.
Tunes added 5/16/2018: The Coral Girl And The Shoemaker, Betsy Went To Denver.
Tunes added 5/16/2018 (in Traditional Tunes): Quail Is A Pretty Bird, Evan’s Hornpipe.

Tunes added 5/25/18: Dorian Waltz, Locrian Waltz, Lydian Waltz, Phrygian Waltz, Rivers All Flooded, In The Cathedral Forest, Flicker In The Gum Tree.
Tunes added 5/28/18: Ionian Waltz, Aeolian Waltz.
Class Tunes added 7/1/18 from Kentucky Music Week 2018.
Tune added 7/3/2018: Memphis Shakedown (hammer dulcimer arrangement).

RIZZETTA TUNE ARCHIVE – Original Tunes and Songs:

Adirondack Canoe Carry
Aeolian Waltz
After The Rain

Around The Great Hall
Augusta At Midnight
Bear Ran Down The Mountain #5
Becky’s Prelude
Betsy Went To Denver
Betsy’s Waltz

Betty Keep Your Butt Down
Birthday Hooray
Blackie’s Rag
Boiler House Blues & walking bass
Boiler House Blues & variation
Breeze in the Willows
Bucks And Does
Bumble Bee Rag
Bumble Bee Rag, harmony
Carrie Saving Trees
Carrie Under The Arbor
Carrie’s Welcome
Cedars In Snow
Christmas In The Air
Cloud Canyons, Dusk
Comet, The
Cowboy Coffee
Coyote On A Slippery Slope
Dad’s Favorite
Dancing Canoe, The
Dark River
Dolly Sods
Dora’s Waltz
Dorian Waltz
Dreaming Of You
Dulcimer Boogie
Eagle In The Tall Tree
Eagle Nest
Emil’s Rag
Esther’s Rambles
Esther’s Rambles duet
Farewell To The Rose and the Thorn
Farewell To The Walleye
Fat Cat Fandango
Fat Cat Fandango duet

Fiddle in the Middle
Finches In The Snow
Fire In The Cloud
Fire In The Cloud, duet
Fire In The Cloud, duet variation
Fire in the Frying Pan
Flicker In The Gum Tree
Floating Down the Manistee
Floodwater Creek
Flowing Waters
Going To The Land Of Jean Ritchie
Hand In Hand
Healing Springs
Healing Springs duet
Heartland Bouquet
Heartland Bouquet 2015 variation
Heritage Waltz
High Falls Of Cheat
Highballing, with harmony
Hoodoo Hoedown
Hoodoos On The Missouri
In The Cathedral Forest
Ionian Waltz
Jay And The Double Deuce
Jay’s New Hip
Keeping Vigil
Ladies In Long Dresses duet
Ladies In Long Dresses trio
Lady Of The Mist
Laverne’s Pie (More Pie!)
Lilac Time
Locrian Waltz
Lone Gray Wolf
Love Above All
Lovers In Spring
Lydian Waltz
Maddie’s Garden
March In The Forest
March of the Chocolate Zombie Bunnies
Monks In The Chocolate Shop
Moonlight In The Balsam Fir
Moonlight On The River D
Moonlight On The River Fretted Dulcimer TAB
Ocean’s Edge
New Mexico Sunrise
Orcas in the Moonlight
Orcas in the Moonlight, harmony
Passing Fancy
Patty In The Snowbank
Paul’s New Dulcimer
Phrygian Waltz

Pirate’s Cove
Playing In The Mud
Portland Aire
Prancing Deer
Prancing Deer harmony
Purple Cloud
Ragtime Robin
Ramps and Redbuds #2

Rattlesnake Hideaway
Return To Texas
Revenge Of The Zombie Bunnies
Rippling Waters Waltz
Rivers All Flooded And I Can’t Go Home
Rocky Ridge Rag
Rolling Pumpkins
Russell Fluharty’s Dream
Russell Fluharty’s Dream, Variation
Rusty Dusty
Sacred Place A
Sacred Place E
Sam In September (composed by Betsy Calvert)
Seneca Farewell
Seven Valleys
Shagbark Hickory Jig
Shenandoah Circle
Shepherds Island Waltz
Sing Me A Song

Sleepy Creek Waltz
Spring Beauty
Spring Fling
Spring Fling, Ragtime Variations #1 & #2
Spring Fling, Ragtime Variations #3 & #4 for hammer dulcimer
Stars Like Dust, The
Stars Shine Bright
Stars Shine Bright, harmony
Stars Shine Bright, instrumental harmony 2
Summer Set
Sweetie Blues
The Comet
The Coral Girl And The Shoemaker
The Cup Of Friendship Overflowing
The Dancing Canoe
The Hawk And The Trout
The Hidden Waterfall
The Many Gifts Of Gratitude
The Reluctant Swan quartet
The Royal Paulownia Hornpipe
The Stars Like Dust
Toad In The Road
Trout Fishing Cures A Broken Heart
Truffles Genevieve
Truffles Genevieve harmony
Twister duet
Two Fawns
Two Feathers
Under The Spice Bush
Volcano Strut
Voyageurs Farewell
Wake Up Rag (short version)
Wake Up Rag
Wedding In May
Wedding In May, with harmony
Where Mountain Laurel Grows (My West Virginia Home)

Where Mountain Laurel Grows, ending
Woodie’s Waltz
Wrens And Robins

Traditional Tunes:

Abide With Me 2 parts
Abide With Me 4 parts
Blackie Cool’s A Polka
Blackie Cool’s A Polka in G
Blackie Cool’s A Polka in G duet
Bonaparte’s Retreat
Bonnie James Campbell
Chinquapin Hunting
Christ Child Lullaby improv
Ding Dong Merrily On High
Evan’s Hornpipe
Goodbye Liza Jane
Greasy Coat
Holy Manna quartet
Huron Carol
Little Liza Jane; drone
Memphis Shakedown (hammer dulcimer arrangement)
Memphis Shakedown
Memphis Shakedown var
Nonesuch (5 parts)
Northfield quartet
Now My Dear Companions
Quail Is A Pretty Bird
Simple Gifts
Sweet Hour Of Prayer duet
West Virginia Waltz
Wild Rose of the Mountain

Class Tunes:
Some student group compositions written in Sam’s workshops.

Bardstown Belle
Bells of Darby
Bubbling Beech
Bumblebee Jig
Dancing on the Hill
Kentucky High B
Kentucky Mist
Maddie In The Mountains
Moonlight On The Prairie
Music Magic Week
Old Cobble Road
Reel Brandon
Sam’s tune
Shepherd By The Water
Skipping With Sam
Smoky Hills

Whistle Stop Waltz