Siuil A Ruin barndance

Also known as Shule A Roon, Shule Aroon, Siuil A Run, Siúl A Rún, Walk My Love.

There are 10 recordings of a tune by this name.

Siuil A Ruin has been added to 101 tunebooks.

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Five settings

X: 1
T: Siuil A Ruin
R: barndance
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Edor
|: B4 A2 BA | E2 D2 E3 F | E2 F2 GG dB | AG ED D4 |
E3 F GG AG | E2 D2 E4 | GA B4 A2- | AB AG ED E2- | E4 z2 GA |
B2 G2 A2 BA | E2 D2 E3 D | E2 F2 G2 dB | AG EF D3 D |
E2 F2 G2 AG | E2 D2 E4 | GA B4 A2- | AB AG ED E2- | E4 z4 :|
ABC
X: 2
T: Siuil A Ruin
R: barndance
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Ador
|: e4 d4 | A2 G2 A4 | c2 A2 gg ee | dc AE G4 |
A3 B cc dc | A2 G2 A4- | A2 cd e4 | c3 e dc AG | A6 cd |
e2 e2 d3 e | dc AG A3 B | c2 A2 g2 e2 | dc AE G2 EG |
A3 B c2 dc | A2 G2 A4- | A2 cd e4 | d3 e dc AG | A8 :|
ABC
X: 3
T: Siuil A Ruin
R: barndance
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Cmaj
|: c4 B4 | A3 G E4 | G3 EG Ac B | A G2 E D2 CD |
EF ED CD EF | GA GE c2 cB | AB AG ED EG | A4- A2 G/A/B |
c3 c B2 B2 | A>B AG E3 E | G3 E GA cB | A G2 E D2 CD |
E>F ED CD EF | GA GE c3 B | A>B AG ED EF/G/ | A4- A2 z2 :|
ABC
X: 4
T: Siuil A Ruin
R: barndance
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Edor
P: Chorus, 4 lines
"1st"B4 A2 BA | E2 D2 E4 |\
"2nd"E2 F2 GG dB | AG ED D4 |
"3rd"E3 F GG AG | E2 D2 E4 |\
"4th"GA B4 A2- | AB AG ED E2- | E4 z2 ||
P: Verse, 4 lines
"1st"GA | B2 G2 A2 BA | E2 D2 E3 "2nd"D |\
E2 F2 G2 dB | AG EF D3 "3rd" D |
E2 F2 G2 AG | E2 D2 E4 |\
"4th"GA B4 A2- | AB AG ED E2- | E4 z4 |]
ABC
X: 5
T: Siuil A Ruin
R: barndance
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Edor
GA|B2 B2 A>G E>D|E2 E2 E3F|G2 E2 d3B|A2 GE D3E|
E3F G2 AG|E2 ED E2 GA|B>A G>B A>G E>D|E4 E4|
B3c B/A/G3|E2 ED E2 EF|G2 E2 d3B|A2 GE D4|
E3F G2 AG|E2 ED E2 GA|B>A G>B A>G E>D|E4 E2||
# Added by JACKB .
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Eleven comments

Siúil, siúil, siúil a ruin,

Siúil go sochair agus siúil go ciuin,
Siúil go doras agus ealaigh liom,
Is go dte tu mo mhuirnin slan…

“Siúil a Ruin” ~ the air I first heard and learned this song to…

Other lyrical associations existed too…

Discussion: Slubhail a Gradh?

# Posted on February 3rd 2007 by pearse
http://www.thesession.org/discussions/12561

"Is there anyone who knows what this means or where I can hear a recorded version of this tune? It is one of the first ones I ever tried to play on fiddle, but I would like to hear how it is played traditionally, if it is in fact played by anyone. Thanks"

The subject of this air came up recently in this discussion…

“Siúil A Ruin” ~ K: A Dorian

K: A Dorian
|: e4 d4 | A2 G2 A4 | c2 A2 gg ee | dc AE G4 |
A3 B cc dc | A2 G2 A4- | A2 cd e4 | c3 e dc AG | A6 cd |
e2 e2 d3 e | dc AG A3 B | c2 A2 g2 e2 | dc AE G2 EG |
A3 B c2 dc | A2 G2 A4- | A2 cd e4 | d3 e dc AG | A8 ||

Note for clarity: I have given these transcriptions with the Chorus first, Verse second…

“Shule Aroon” ~ another air

This is different enough to warrant it’s own space. Here are some dots (ABC’s also) for it first from "The Digtal Tradition" ~ Mudcat:

http://sniff.numachi.com/pages/tiSHULARN1;ttSHULARN1.html

Here’s my transcription:

K: C Major
N: Chorus first, Verse second
|: c4 B4 | A3 G E4 | G3 EG Ac B | A G2 E D2 CD |
EF ED CD EF | GA GE c2 cB | AB AG ED EG | A4- A2 G/A/B |
c3 c B2 B2 | A>B AG E3 E | G3 E GA cB | A G2 E D2 CD |
E>F ED CD EF | GA GE c3 B | A>B AG ED EF/G/ | A4- A2 z2 :|

This would make a lovely march… I had to hold back on doing that to it but some of it may have leaked through…

A-part, second bar, skip to my Loo, corrected:
~ | G3 E GA cB | ~

“Siúil A Ruin” ~ divisions of labour

R: air / song
K: E Dorian

Chorus, 4 lines ~
|: B4 A2 BA | E2 D2 E4 |
E2 F2 GG dB | AG ED D4 |
E3 F GG AG | E2 D2 E4 |
GA B4 A2- | AB AG ED E2- | E4 z2

Verse, 4 lines ~
GA | B2 G2 A2 BA | E2 D2 E3
D | E2 F2 G2 dB | AG EF D3
D | E2 F2 G2 AG | E2 D2 E4 |
GA B4 A2- | AB AG ED E2- | E4 z4 :|

Recorded version

Reeltime does a lovely version of this tune that I just discovered. I assume it’s on Green Linnet (not sure which album, sorry)

It’s actually on their self-titled.