Dawning of the Day/ Roddy McCorley

Dawning of the Day/ Roddy McCorley

Hey I’m looking for other tunes like these…

Dawning of the Day
Roddy McCorley.

Tunes which have a similar beat and march like feel.

Any ideas?

Cheers

Kess

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kelly from killane, foggy dew, little flower.

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Do a search in the tunes section and just enter ‘march’…

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Oh god basically your looking for the easiest tunes on earth -_-

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Thanks Dick Miles.

Thanks ceolachan… but searching for march ‘s here dosent work, because theres tunes called marches which are not marches and there are marches which come under the headings of jigs reel and barndances etc.

Any other ideas people?

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What ceolachan means (what he says in fact) is that if you just put the word ‘march’ in the search box and then hit Search you get all the tunes with march in the name

The word march is usually in one of the alternative names for tunes that are marches . (ceolachan may well have had more that a little to do with that)

A March is a March, of course, of course, unless someone plays it off course, of course ~ 😏

"there are marches which come under the headings of jigs reel and barndances" ~ Kess ~ and they are ‘marches’! Also, on the whole, those things listed in the search as marches are marches, the reason for the tag. Whether or not you have limits on what you are after, such as wanting only 2/4 or 4/4 marches, that’s another thing. There are also marches from countries other than Irealdn in that mix, but many of those played in Ireland are from elsewhere anyway, Scotland for instance. If you want only ‘song’ based marches, again, that’s another thing, and that could be narrowed down more to ones with a political content, either side of the old tensions of Northern Ireland. You might want to be more specific in what exactly your limitations are, what specifically you’re after. However, marches are much more than just 2/4 time and songs based. Also, marches are used for dancing, and classically that’s a kind of ‘barndance’. They can also be ‘swung’, so falling under ‘barndance’ isn’t exactly wrong. If it is called a ‘march’, then, with rare exception, it is a ‘march’, one of the many possible species of that. And yes, people do march to 3/4 time marches…

Here are a few more, mostly in the ‘song based’ category, used as marches, songs, and some melodies that are also be turned to 3/4 time for waltzing ~

"Star Of The County Down"
Submitted on March 17th 2005 by Nutty Nessie.
https://thesession.org/tunes/4320

"The Foggy Dew"
Submitted on February 17th 2004 by LCorinth.
https://thesession.org/tunes/2516

"The Foggy Dew"
Submitted on February 26th 2007 by Falkbeer.
https://thesession.org/tunes/6862

"A Nation Once Again"
Submitted on January 7th 2008 by ceolachan.
https://thesession.org/tunes/8124

"O’Donnell Abu"
Submitted on June 4th 2007 by ceolachan.
https://thesession.org/tunes/7309

"The Enniskillen Dragoons"
Submitted on April 4th 2008 by ceolachan.
https://thesession.org/tunes/8409

"The Dawning of the Day" 2/4 / " Roddy McCorley" 4/4

The two mentioned ~ one is submitted as 2/4 in the category ‘polka’, the other under ‘barndance’, and both have lyrics, melodies that are also sung to as well as marched to…

"The Dawning of the Day"
Submitted on February 15th 2003 by Caoimhin.
https://thesession.org/tunes/1441

"Roddy McCorley"
Submitted on January 21st 2007 by Bannerman.
https://thesession.org/tunes/6673

The second was submitted by an old friend, one who was very familiar with this music.

Thanks for the memory Prof… 😀

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Cheers!

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Fingal’s Cave

https://thesession.org/tunes/6833

A good, characterful Scottish one in the metre of the others mentioned (for all that it is entered in the Tunes base as a strathspey).

Currently 13 pages and 126 entries…

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Spot on ceolachan,

Thats the answer!

Thanks

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