The Cruel War

from the vault Mar 23, 2021

Each month, we'll bring back a post From the Vault that we think is worth checking out again. This month, we share a powerful traditional tune that you can really dig into, whether in your own personal learning or for teaching to your students: The Cruel War. 

A hit single in 1966 for Peter, Paul and Mary, The Cruel War is an achingly beautiful traditional melody that lends itself perfectly to multi-part harmony singing.

This arrangement is taken directly from the new book Great Popular Songs, a collection of leveled supplementary repertoire for the Ukulele in the Classroom series, from Uketropolis, the best place to learn the ukulele online.

Learn more about Great Popular Songs: 20 Timeless Tunes Arrangement for Ukulele.

Download your FREE score (Printer-friendly PDF format):

C6 Tuning (g, c, e, a) 
D6 Tuning (a, d, f#, b)

To download the FREE printer-friendly teaching/learning notes for The Cruel War in your tuning, just click on a link below:

The Cruel War Teaching/Learning Notes (C6 Tuning: g, c, e, a)
The Cruel War Teaching/Learning Notes (D6 Tuning: a, d, f#, b)

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