Rays of Hope* (formerly 2019-10-19 Waltz)

Key: G

Form: Waltz

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Sheet Music in PDF: 2019-10-19 Waltz

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Source (if known): David Kaynor and Rebecca Weiss (copyright)

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Region: USA, New England

Notes: David describes this as a fiddle duet.

*(January 17, 2020)  As many of us know already, David is in hospital with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease).  His friend Rebecca Weiss writes about this tune’s original provisional title, 2019-10-19 Waltz, “David and I decided to officially name this tune “Rays of Hope” after two specific people named “Ray” who have been helping him out as well as after everyone who brings hope.”

David is beloved by many many people in the US, Canada and Sweden (at least) including especially we of the Vermont Fiddle Orchestra where he has been our Musical Director and mentor.  He writes that he sadly will not be able to continue.

I am just one of probably thousands who have been blessed with the joy he brings to traditional musicians and dancers and who, in profound gratitude, wish him nothing but peace and love. –AJ

To see an incomplete listing of tunes David has composed, enter “DAK” in the Search box above  (There are a couple of ringers in that list where a tune’s page includes the string dak, for example in “North Dakota”.)