Errigal McCreigh waltz

Also known as The Young Black Cow.

There are 4 recordings of this tune.

Errigal McCreigh appears in 2 other tune collections.

Errigal McCreigh has been added to 5 tunebooks.

Download ABC

One setting

X: 1
T: Errigal McCreigh
R: waltz
M: 3/4
L: 1/8
K: Emin
Bd|e2 ef gf|e2 d2 (3D/>E/F/ (3G/A/B/|c4 BA |B4 Bd|
e2 ef g>f|ed BA GB |A2 G2 (E2 |E4) :|
|:EG|A2 Ac BA|A2 G2 AB|c4 BA|B4 Bd|e2 ef g>f|ed BA GB|A2 G2 (E2 | E4) :|

Three comments

The Young Black Cow

It’s played on the second Cattle Grid’s CD. Definitely not a Waltz it’s a slow air.
I got this version from Patrice Pellissier, piper and flute player from Rouen.
Dave Swarbrick played a tune with the same name. It seems very different to me.

Re: The Young Black Cow Dave Swarbricks version played live with Fairport Convention on Granada TV in 1981 . The tune starts at 2.14 is in Dm and has some subtle playing with a Bb F# and an Eb in the second part . Fun to play ,maybe someone can write the sheet music

Re: The Young Black Cow

I Just found a version of this tune in Roche’s collection volume 1.
It is called Errigal McCreigh.