Annotation:Lilting Banshee (The)

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X:1 T:Ballinasloe Jig T:Lilting Banshee, The M:6/8 L:1/8 C:Trad S:Bridget Delaney, Athy, Co. Kildare, Ireland R:Jig K:Ador EAA EAA|BAB G2 A|Bee edB|dBA GED| EAA EAA|BAB G2 A|Bee edB|1dBA A2 D:|2dBA A2 d|| |:eaa age|dBA G2 A|Bee edB|def gfg| eaa age|dBA G2 A|Bee edB|dBA A2 d:|]

LILTING BANSHEE, THE. AKA and see "Ballinasloe Fair (2)," "Church of Dromore (The)," "John Conroy's," "Killaloe Boat (The)," "Lay Her Down Easy," "Miller of Glanmire (The)," "Ryan's Favorite." Irish, Double Jig. A Minor/Dorian. Standard tuning. AABB. "A Lilt from Home" is a variant melody, as are "Church of Dromore (The)" and "Killaloe Boat (The)." The Castle Céilí Band (of which accordion player James Keane was a founding member) always played "The Lilting Banshee" following "Killavil Jig (1)."

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Paddy McNicholas [Bulmer & Sharpley].

Printed sources : - Bulmer & Sharpley (Music from Ireland, vol. 2), 1974; No. 40. Cotter (Traditional Irish Tin Whistle Tutor), 1989; 53. Mallinson (100 Essential), 1995; No. 79, p. 35. Sullivan (Session Tunes, vol. 2), n.d.; No. 31, p. 13.

Recorded sources : - Shanachie 78015, James Keane - "With Friends Like These" (1998).

See also listing at :
Alan Ng's [1]
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [2]
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings Index [3]

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