The Dreaming Of The Bones reel

Also known as The Calling Of Your Heart.

There are 2 recordings of this tune.

The Dreaming Of The Bones has been added to 5 tunebooks.

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Two settings

X: 1
T: The Dreaming Of The Bones
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Emin
|:G2 F2 E2|JB12{c/}BAJB2-|B16-|B12z2 FG|JA6 cB {c/}A6FG|
JA6 cB {c/}A6z2|JE6{A/}E2 _D2 E2 F2 G2|JF4-{A/}F{A/}F E JE-E6z2:|
X: 2
T: The Dreaming Of The Bones
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Emin
"A"z2G2 F2 E2|JB8-|B3-B2{c/}BA^A|JB8-|B8-|B8-|!>!B3z4 F|G2 JA3-A2 c|B{AB}A6F|
GJA6 c|B A/B/A6|z2JE3-E2{A}E-|E2 ^D2 E2 F2|G2 JF4-{A}F2-|F{A}F E JE3-E2-|!>!E8|
"D" A2JB6-|B8-|B8-|B8-|B8-|B3-A4{B}A|GE2JF3-F2-|F8-|FGAG3-G2|!>!G8|-F3z2E3-|E8-|E8|
{A}G2E6-|E2{A}E6-|!>!E4{dB}z4|z8|z8|z8|z8|z8|zJF4-F3-|F2 (3GAG E4-|E8-|E8-|E8-|!>!E2{dB}z6|

Three comments

The Dreaming Of The Bones

One of Davy Spillane’s gorgeous slow airs that I’ve transcribed as accurately as I can. As ever he includes lots of slides which don’t appear in the music but are shown as J or !slide! within the notation.

The Dreaming Of The Bones, X:2

A more thorough attempt at transcribing the tune, though later on there’s so much processing and added effects that it becomes difficult. Nevertheless I love its haunting mystical qualities. There are four parts to the tune and the pattern goes something like:
A A B A B A C C D. Slides are shown as J and reverse slides as >.

Re: The Dreaming Of The Bones

Hello Mike , I v been learning this tune lately , and I feel this tune is no need to play by sheet music, the emotions, the feeling ,the deep thoughts, the player got to play by heart.The notes are not hard to catch up.