Buachaillín Bán (1) (An)

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X:1 T:An Buachaillín Bán [1] T:The Bouchaleen Bawn M:6/8 L:1/8 R:jig Z:transcribed by Jürgen Gier K:Ador EAA AGE | GAB c2 d | e/f/ge ded | BAB GED | EAA AGE | GAB c2 d | e/f/ge ded | BAG A3 :| |:eaa aga | bab ged | eag e2 A | BAB GED | EAA AGE | GAB c2 d | e/f/ge ded | BAG A3 :||



BUACHAILLÍN BÁN [1], AN (The Fair-Haired Boy). AKA and see "Boys from Carrickroe (The)," "Bouchaleen Bawn (The)," "Fairhaired Boy (1) (The)," "Freheen Jig," "Last of the Lot," "Miss Casey (1)." Irish, Double Jig (6/8 time). A Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB (Breathnach): AABB (Roche). A song version of the tune from the Scottish island of Uist was recorded by the group Capercaillie. "Dear Irish Boy (The)," a slow air, is a distant relative.


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - piper Pat Brophy/Patrick Ó Broithe (Ireland) [Breathnach].

Printed sources : - Breathnach (CRÉ 1), 1963; No. 20, p. 9. Roche (Collection of Traditional Irish Music, vol. 1), 1927; no. 120, p. 50.

Recorded sources : - Green Linnet SIF 1077, Capercaillie – "Crosswinds" (1987).




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