May 27, 2016
by Morten Alfred Høirup

In 2008 I composed Ingela's Waltz, in memory of my wife Ingela Ellen Marianne Eidorff, and I have been playing it around the world with various bands with great pleasure ever since.

I know that this little happy waltz is played in e.g. Denmark, Germany, USA and Canada, and now it can also be played on the other side of the globe.

In any case, the Australian musician and zealot, David De Santi, has just published the sheet music collection "Good Tunes Book - a collection of folk music from around the world", together with his son Samuel De Santi.

In it, as one of the very last melodies, you will find Ingel's Waltz notated together with, among other things, Westphalia Waltz from Prince Edwards Island, and the Scottish waltz hit Dark Island.

Good Tunes BookDavid De Santi has previously published music collections with music from both Australia and Italy, and here he and his son tackle the rest of the world.

In this new beautiful sheet music collection, which contains no less than 157 favourites, David and Samuel thank, among other things, People's House Gamblers (, for use of their extensive collection of Scandinavian music.

Finally, a little hint for guitarists who want to play Ingel's Waltz: It sounds great to play it in G major with a capo on the 2nd fret, that is in A major, and that is also how it is composed. Enjoy!