The Dog Ate The Bird reel

Also known as The Dog Ate The Bird!.

There are 2 recordings of a tune by this name.

The Dog Ate The Bird has been added to 9 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: The Dog Ate The Bird
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|: ~d3c dAFA | ~G3F GFEG | FAdg gfed | caec bafe |
~d3c dAFA | ~G3F GFEG | FAdA BBed |1 cAGE F2A/B/c :|2 cAGE D2DE ||
K: Dmin
|: ~F3E FEDC | ~B,3A, B,A,G,B, | A,CDE FGAB | AGFc dddc |
dAA/A/A AGFE | DB,B,/B,/B, B,DEF | GBB/B/B Add/d/d | Bdfa gfef |
d3A FEDC | A,B,B,A, B,A,G,B, | A,CDE FGAB | AGFc ddde |
fag/f/e fdcA | BBBc BAGF | EEEG GECE | AGFE D3c ||
# Added by bdh .

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Transcription based on Theresa Kavanagh’s recording *The Seventh Veil*. I believe it is an original composition. Her fiddle and Mike McGoldrick’s flute sound fantastic on the album.

Of course, flute and whistle players will want to transpose the unreachable notes in the B-part up an octave. 🙂

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