Ka Lira Hawaii (Various)


Sheet Music


PDF scanned by Internet Archive
Fynnjamin (2012/1/31)

Publisher. Info. Honolulu: Unidentified publisher, 1855.
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General Information

Work Title Ka Lira Hawaii
Alternative. Title He mau mele himeni a me na mele oli halelu, no na Ekalesia o Hawaii Nei pai hou ia a mahuahua, Honolulu ; Lyre of Hawaii
Composer Various
First Publication. 1855
Language Hawaiian
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation 4 voices

Misc. Comments

Rudiments use a 7-syllable solfege scale (presumably based on do-re-mi), with the syllables: Pa Ko Li Ha No La Mi . Also, the note names are in the order of the Hawaiian alphabet, so AEIOUHK rather than ABCDEFG.