John Riordan’s Heels jig

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One setting

X: 1
T: John Riordan's Heels
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmin
|: ~F3 EFE | DFA BFD | EA,E B,EA, | ^CDE GFE |
~F3 EFE | DFA BFD | EA,E B,EA, |1 ^CDE A2 E :|2 ^CDE D2 D ||
|: ~B3 BAG | E3 EGB | ADE FED | A,DE FGA |
~B3 BAG | E3 EGB | ADE FED | ^CDE FGA :|
|: def f2f | def f2f | e^cA ge^c | ae^c A2 G |
def f2f | def f2f | e^cA ~g3 | ed^c d2 A :|

Four comments

For flutes…

Quite fun to play a tone down in Eminor on a keyed flute. With very few changes, the two first parts can be played in either octave depending on the mood.

change in the tune

I think that the 3rd and 7th bar are not EB,EA, EB but EA, EB, EA listening to Solas version.

Re: John Riordan’s Heels

You’re right ! Someone else told me about this, and apparently the mistake has spread up a bit ! So I fixed it… (5 years later !)