Eileen Aroon (2)

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EILEEN AROON [2] (Eiblin A Run/Eileen, my darling). AKA - "Ailen Aroon." Irish, English; Slow Air (3/4 time) and Country Dance. B Flat Major (Haverty, O'Neill): G Major (Cranitch, Oswald): D Major (Gow, O'Farrell, Walsh). Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Haverty, O'Neill, Walsh): AAB (Cranitch, Gow): AABBCCDD (O'Farrell): AABBCCDDEE (Oswald). See Eileen Aroon (1) for notes on this tune.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Aird (Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 5), Glasgow, 1797; No. 72, p. 29. Cranitch (Irish Fiddle Book), 1996; p. 41. Gow (Complete Repository, Book 2), 1802; p. 11. P.M. Haverty (One Hundred Irish Airs vol. 2), 1858; No. 177, p. 80. O'Farrell (Pocket Companion), c. 1805; pp. 20-21. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 393, p. 68. Oswald (Caledonian Pocket Companion, Book V), 1760; p. 21. Samuel, Anne & Peter Thompson (The Hibernian Muse), London, 1787; No. 10, p. 6. Thumoth (12 English and 12 Irish Airs), c. 1746; No. 13, pp. 26-27. John Walsh (The Second Book of the Compleat Country Dancing-Master, 3rd edition), London, 1735; No. 18.

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