Flight of the Wild Geese (2) (The)

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Flight of the Wild Geese (2) (The)

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 Theme code Index   534H2H 1H523
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    Ed Reavy
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 History    
 Structure    AA'BB'
 Editor/Compiler    Joe Reavy
 Book/Manuscript title    Collected Compositions of Ed Reavy (The)
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 42, p. 44
 Year of publication/Date of MS    n.d.
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
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X:1
T:The Flight Of The Wild Geese [2]
R:Reel
C:Ed Reavy
M:2/2
L:1/8
Z:Joe Reavy
N:It could be a title that recalls the flight of those
N:Ulster patriots or just a celebration of one of nature's recurring themes:
N:the departure of a wild flock to some distant shore. The tune is superbly
N:built and fitting to honor both occasions.
K:D
FG | A2 FA gfec | dBAF E2 FG | (3ABA FA BGBc | dBcA G2 FG | 
AF (3FEF EFGA | BGFG E2 ef | gece bged |1 cdfe d2 :|2 cdfe defg || 
a2 fd DFAG | FAdf afdf | g2 e=c Gceg | fagf eAce | a^gab afdf | 
gfga gece | (3fga fd bged |1 cdfe defg :|2 cdfe d2 ||


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