GG, FA Bd ba | ag fg d2 gf | eG cd d2 dB | cd Bc DF AF |
GG, FA Bd ba |ag fg d2 gf |eG cd d2 dB |cD FG [G4G,4] |
GG, FA Bd ba |c'b ag d2 gf |eG cd dB dB |cd ec AD EF |
GG, FA Bd ba |ag fg d g2 f |eG c2 d G2 B |cD FG GA Bc |
d2 de (3dcB GB |ec fd g2 ge |d2 de (3dcB GB | cd Bc A2 Bc |
d2 de (3dcB GB| ec fd g2 ge |db ag dc Bc |cA FD GA Bc |
d3 e dB GB |ec fd g2 ge |d3 e dB GB |cd Bc DF Ac |!
d2 de (3dcB GB |ec fd g2 ge |db ag dc Bc |cA FD [G4G,4] ||
A variation from Seamus Egan’s tune printed in Sarah MacQuaid’s book The Irish DADGAD Guitar Book.
This is really a slow air, but I wasn’t sure how else to get a 4/4 time signature except by calling it a reel.
… always did like that tune. Thanks.
I don’t know what a musicologist would call this, but I remember learning it practically, instantly, after the first listening, and I also thought Seamus may have captured a lullaby he once heard, in the same way I was entranced. Hardly a session tune, but who cares. Still lovely tune.
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