The Rambling Rake hornpipe

Also known as King Of The Fairies.

There are 3 recordings of this tune.

The Rambling Rake appears in 2 other tune collections.

The Rambling Rake has been added to 1 tune set.

The Rambling Rake has been added to 35 tunebooks.

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Two settings

1
X: 1
T: The Rambling Rake
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Amin
E2|A^G AB cB cd|ef (3edc dB ge|(3dBd ge (3dBd ge|(3dec (3BcA G2 (3E^FG|
A^G AB cB cd|ef (3edc dB ge|dB GB de (3dcB|c2 A2 A2 :|:d2|
ef (3edc dB g2|ef (3edc d2 (3gag|^fg af d2 (3gag|^fg af df ga|
.ba g^f ef ga|.ba g^f ef ga|ba ga .ba g^f|ed e^f g2 fg|
ef ec d2 g2|ef ed (3cdc Bc|AB cA g^f ge|(3dec (3BcA G2 (3E^FG|
A^G AB cB cd|ef (3edc dB ge|dB GB de (3dcB|c2 A2 A2:|
2
X: 2
T: The Rambling Rake
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Ador
E2 | AGAB cBcd | (3efg ec d2 ge| (3ddd ge (3ddd ge | dcBA G2 E2 |
AGAB cBcd | (3efg ec d2 ge | dBGB dedB | c2 A2 A2 :|
|: d2 | (3efg ec d2 g2 | (3efg ec d2 g2 | (3ffg af d2 g2 | (3ffg af d2 ga |
bagf efga| bagf e2 ga | baga bagf | edef gggf |
(3efg ec d2 g2 | efed cccB | ABce ggge | dcBA G2 E2 |
AGAB cBcd | (3efg ec d2 ge | dBGB dedB | c2 A2 A2 :|

Four comments

The Rambling Race Setdance

Source: Seamus Connolly - "The Banks of the Shannon"
Transcription: Gian Marco Pietrasanta

This tune is a slow and cadenced SETDANCE.

This is my set dance at the moment, it is great!

The Rambling Rake, X:2

Found this version in O’Neill’s Music of Ireland book.