Eagle's Whistle (4) (The)

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X:1 T:Eagle's Whistle [4], The M:C L:1/8 Q:"With spirit" B:Joyce - Old Irish Folk Music & Songs (1909, No. 649) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D G3A BGAG|F3 G AF A/F/E/D/|A,E EA/G/ F3E|A,E EA/G/ F3D| G3A BGAG|F3G AF A/F/E/D/|d2 d/c/d/f/ e3f|d2 d/c/d/f/ e3f|| d3e fdec|dABA dB A/F/E/D/|A,E EA/G/ F3E| A,E EA/G/ F3D|d3e fdec|dABA dB A/F/E/D/| d2 d/c/d/f/ e3f|d2 d/c/d/f/ e3f||g3a bgbg| f3g ag a/g/f/g/|ef ea/g/ f3d|ef ea/g/ f3d| g3a bgbg|f3g af a/g/f/e/|d2 d/c/d/f/ e3f|d2 d/c/d/f/ e3f||



EAGLE'S WHISTLE [4], THE (Fead An Iolair). AKA and see "O'Donoghue's March." Irish, Air (4/4 time). Ireland, Munster. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). ABC. "Since printing 'Eagle's Whistle (1) (The) at page 166 I have come across another version in a small Munster MS. book belonging to the William Forde Collection: but there is no statement as to the source from which it was procured. It is strikingly different from the former setting, so much so that some might consider it a different melody" [Joyce]. Indeed, the relationship to the above versions is quite distant, albeit recognizable.


Additional notes



Printed sources : - Joyce (Old Irish Folk Music and Songs), 1909; No. 649, pp. 327–328. Vallely (Learn to Play the Tin Whistle with Armagh Pipers Club, vol. 3), 1978; no. 28, p. 16.

Recorded sources : - Green Linnet GLCD 3116, Sharon Shannon - "Each Little Thing" (1997).

See also listing at :
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]



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