Achil Air

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Achil Air

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 Theme code Index   1H1H2H 777
 Also known as    Achill Air, Fonn Aicle
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    3/4
 History    IRELAND(Connaught)
 Structure    AB
 Editor/Compiler    Francis O'Neill
 Book/Manuscript title    Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 274
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1903
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    


Tune annotations

X:1
T:Achil Air
M:3/4
L:1/8
R:Air
N:”Very ancient, author and date unknown.” 
B:Bunting – Ancient Music of Ireland (1840, No. 145, p. 106)
Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion
K:Bb
"Very Plaintive" (.F.B.B)|B3 (.B .c.B)|_A3 (.A .A.G)|F3 (.E .F.G)|_A3 (.F .B.B)|B3 .B .c.B|
_A3 .A .A.G|F3 .E T(C>B,)|(B,2B,||:(.F .F.F)|F3 (.F.G.F)|F3 (.F.F.F)|
G3 (.F .G.=A)|B3 (.B .B.B)|_d3 (.d .d.c)|(.c.B) (.B._A.F.E)|F3 E T(C>B,)|B,2-B,:|]
X:1
T:Achil Air (Fonn Aicle)
M:3/4	
L:1/8
R:Slow Air
S:O'Neill - Music of Ireland (1903), No. 274
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
K:D
Add|d3 ded|c3 ccB|A3 GAB|c3 Add|
d3 ded|c3 ccB|A3 G E>D|(D2 D)||
AAA|A4 ABA|d3 AAA|B3 ABc|d3 ddd|
=f3 ffe|ed dcBG|A3 G E>D|(D2 D2)||

Tune annotations