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Funiculi, Funicula
Music by Luigi Denza, Lyrics by Peppino Turco - 1880
Sheet music sold over a million copies within a year.
C - - -
-                G7 C -                G7 C
- - - -
- -               G7 C -              G7
C - Em -              B7
Em             B7 Em -                 B7 Em
-                B7 Em - G
-                D7 G               D7 G -               D7
G -                D7 G -
G - - -
- - - C
E7 Am E7 Am
F C G7 C         (repeat)
8-beat intro.  Play 2-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
This song is in 6/8 time.
Some think the world is made for fun and frolic!
And so do I! And so do I!
Some think it well to be all melancholic,
To pine and sigh; To pine and sigh;
But I, I love to spend my time in singing,
Some joyous song, some joyous song;
To set the air with music bravely ringing,
Is far from wrong! Is far from wrong!
Harken! Harken! Music sounds a-far!
Harken! Harken! Music sounds a-far!
Tralalala, Tralalala, Tralalala, Tralalala!
Joy is ev'ry where, Tralalala, Tralalala!
Listen to Dave Marty play "Funiculi, Funicula" (mp3)
Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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