The Hawk Of Ballyshannon reel

By Ruaidhrí Dall Ó Catháin

Also known as The Hawk Of Lough Erne, Kathleen O’Moore.

There are 4 recordings of this tune.

The Hawk Of Ballyshannon has been added to 12 tunebooks.

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Three settings

1
X: 1
T: The Hawk Of Ballyshannon
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Amaj
A/G/|FG AB|cf fe|f/g/a ec/B/|ce/f/ e c/B/|AF FF|E/D/C/D/ EA/G/|FG AB|
c2 BA|G/A/B/c/ BB|B2 A/B/c|e/c/d/f/ ec/e/|fg ag|f/e/c/f/ e/c/B/c/|
B/A/G/ Ec|B/A/G/F/ CF|F2 F||A/B/|cB AF|AF EC|EE/B,/ EE/B,/|E2 CB,|
Ac/4B/4A/ ec/e/|fe/f/ af|ec/B/ cB/A/|B2B2|ce ce|Ac Ac|ec/B/ ce|fg a3g|
c/e/c/f/ e/c/B/c/|B/A/G/F/ Ec|B/A/G/F/ CF|F2F|
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2
X: 2
T: The Hawk Of Ballyshannon
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Emin
G3/2F/|EF GA Be ed|e/f/g dB/A/ Be d/B/A/B/|GE E/F/G/E/ d3G/F/|
EF GA B2 AG|F/G/A/B/ AA A2 G/A/B/c/|dd/e/ dB/d/ ef g3/2f/|
e/d/B/e/ d/B/A/B/ A/G/F/e/ d3/2B/|1 A/G/F/E/ FD E3G/F/:|2 A/G/F/E/ FD E3G/A/|:BA GE Ge dB|
dB/d/ dB d2 B2|GA/G/ dB/d/ ef g3/2f/|ed B/A/G A2 AG/A/|A/B/d A/B/d GB GB|
B/c/d B/c/d ef g2|e/d/B/e/ d/B/A/B/ A/G/F/e/ dB/B/|1 A/G/F/E/ FG E3G/A/:|2 A/G/F/E/ FG E4||
3
X: 3
T: The Hawk Of Ballyshannon
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
G3/2F/|EF GA Be ed|e/f/g dB/A/ Be d/B/A/B/|GE E/F/G/E/ d3G/F/|
EF GA B2 AG|F/G/A/B/ AA A2 G/A/B/c/|dd/e/ dB/d/ ef g3/2f/|
e/d/B/e/ d/B/A/B/ A/G/F/E/ d3/2B/|1 A/G/F/E/ Be/d/ e2 GF/:|2 A/G/F/E/ Be/d/ e2 GA/|:BA GE GE dB|
dB/d/ dB d2 B2|G(3B/A/G/ dB/d/ ef g3/2f/|ed B/A/G A2 AG/A/|A/B/d A/B/d GB GB|
B/c/d B/c/d ef g2|e/d/B/e/ d/B/A/B/ A/G/F/E/ dB/B/|1 A/G/F/E/ Be/d/ e2 GA:|2 A/G/F/E/ Be/d/ e4||
# Added by JACKB .

Six comments

Katherine O’More

Number 134 in the book of Turlough O’Carolan tunes; it is actually in F sharp minor.

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Re: Katherine O’More

It’s got to be a polka, hasn’t it?

Katherine O´More

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