Edelweiss

This haunting version of Rodger’s & Hammerstein’s Sound of Music classic Edelweiss captured my attention when it was re-purposed as the eerie introduction for the televesion adaptation of Phillip K Dick’s “The Man in the High Castle”

I was so impressed that I decided to learn it, but I noticed that all the version I found on youtube were slightly innaccurate (A not untypical scenario!)

Therefore, as the adage goes, if a job’s worth doing, do it yourself! And so I have. Below is my transcription of the intro theme above. Note the chord symbols indicating a tune of reasonable harmonic sophistication, as befits Rodger’s & Hammerstein.

“Bless My Homeland Forever…”
Click here to hear a recording of the arrangement

Originally posted 2019-07-04 11:51:46.

2 Comments

  1. Guilherme
    August 12, 2020

    Fantastic! I was looking for a version of this song and this one is perfect.

    Reply
    • Nat Yelverton
      October 14, 2020

      Ah good! Glad you found it useful! It’s often difficult to find a specific version of a tune like this so I often end up doing my own transcription…

      Reply

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