John Riordan’s Heels jig

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John Riordan's Heels has been added to 24 tunebooks.

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One setting

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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 !)