The Dreaming Of The Bones reel

Also known as The Calling Of Your Heart.

There are 2 recordings of a tune by this name.

The Dreaming Of The Bones has been added to 3 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:|
D16-|D8JG8-|{A/}G>FE12z2|B2Jc2B2{c/}A2G2D6-|D16
J{A/}G4JGJ{A/}GJGJ{A/}GJ{A/}G2FE-E4-|E12z4|B2Jc2B2{c/}A2G2{FG}F6-|JF8|J{A/}G16|JE16|
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|
"B"D8-|D8-|D8-|DJG4-G3-|G2{A}G3FE2-|E8-|!>!E4z4|B2J!>!c2B2{c}A2|G2D6-|D8-|D6z2|
F2J{A}G3JGJ{A}G2|J{A}GJ{A}G2J{A}GFEE2-|E8-|!>!E4z4|z2B2JcB2A/B/|
AG2F/G/F4-|F8-|F2G/A/G3-G2-|G8-|G4zE3-|E8-|E8|
"C"E2JF6-|F8-|FGAG3-G2-|G8-|G2-F2JF4-|F6-E2-|E8-|E8-|!>!E3z3z2|
"D" A2JB6-|B8-|B8-|B8-|B8-|B3-A4{B}A|GE2JF3-F2-|F8-|FGAG3-G2|!>!G8|-F3z2E3-|E8-|E8|
z8|z8|z8|z8|JB3A/B/A/B/A3-|A4{c}AGE2-|E8-|E8-|E2!>!JG4-F2-|F8-|F8-|F8-|F6JG2|
{A}G2E6-|E2{A}E6-|!>!E4{dB}z4|z8|z8|z8|z8|z8|zJF4-F3-|F2 (3GAG E4-|E8-|E8-|E8-|!>!E2{dB}z6|

Two 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 >.