Whistler of Rosslea (The)

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 Theme code Index    13b54 543b1
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    Ed Reavy
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2, 4/4
 History    
 Structure    AA'BB'
 Editor/Compiler    Joe Reavy
 Book/Manuscript title    The Collected Compositions of Ed Reavy
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 36, p. 38
 Year of publication/Date of MS    n.d.
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 Score   (1)   



X:1 T:Whistler from Rosslea M:C L:1/8 C:Ed Reavey S:APB Martin Hayes R:Reel K:Cm CDEF G2FD|G2FD E(3CCC|B,CDE F2EF|GAFG EFDE| CDEC DEFD|G=ABG cBGF|EFGE FADF|ECDB, C4:||

c2Gc EcGc|c2dc cBG=A|B2FBDBFB|B=AGF ECB,C|

GccB cBGF|EFG=A B3c|cBGF EFFE|FB,DB, C4:||

X:2 T:The Whistler of Rosslea R:Reel C:Ed Reavy M:2/2 L:1/8 Z:Joe Reavy N:Ed was to a fair once in Rosslea and heard this whistler. He had a N:whistling range that could easily match the register N:of a fiddle or flute. And he had all the embellishments of a great N:traditional player, too. He sold fish in the market places and charmed N:his customers with choice tunes-many of his own making. K:D GABc (3dcB cBA | =fdcA BGGE | =FGAB c2 Bc | (3dcB (3cBA BGAF | GBAc Bdce | dgfa gfdc | (3Bcd =fd c2 A^F |1 G2 AF DGGF :|2 G2 AF DG G2 | |: g2 dg Bgdg | gbag fdde | =f2 cf Afcf | =fedc AG=FA | Gggf gfdc | Bcde fdcd | gfde =fdcA |1 GBAF DG G2 :|2 GBAF DGGF ||