Morning Thrush (The)

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X:1 T:Morning Thrush, The M:4/4 L:1/8 C:James Ennis S:Brian McNamara R:reel D:Piper's Dream - Z:Naka Ishii K:D fag | f2ef d2AF | AdAF Af{g}fe | dAAF DF~F2 | ABdf ef{g}fe | dAAF dAAF | BAFA dADE | {F}EDFA defa |1 {b}afef d:|2 {b}afef d2| |:(3ABc| dgfe fa{b}af | g2{a}ge fgfe | dcde fa{b}af | gefd egfe | dgfe fa~a2 | bfaf ecdB | ADFA defa | {b}afef d2 :| |:(3ABc| dAAF BdAF | D2{GDE}DB ADFA | dF~F2 dFBF | ABdf ef{g}fe | dAAF DF~F2 | BdAF DF~F2 | ABde fagb |1 afef d2:|2 afef d||

MORNING THRUSH, THE (Fuiseog na maidine). AKA - "The Thrush in the Morning." Irish, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BBCC'. Composed by James Ennis (1885-1965), father of famed piper Séamus Ennis, in 1913. According to Séamus his father's inspiration was a thrush that sang outside his bedroom window each morning. It won first prize for James in the 1913 Feis Ceoil competition in Dublin for newly composed tunes.

Additional notes

Recorded sources : - Drumlin Records, Brain McNamara - "A Piper's Dream." RTÉ RTECD 199, Séamus Ennis - "The Return from Fingal" (1997. An archived recording from 1980). Shanachie Records SHA-CD-78039, "The Mulcahy Family" (2000).

See also listing at :
Alan Ng's [1]

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