T: Cuaichin Ghleann Neifin
R: slip jig
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g3g2g f2g|e3 d2e f2e|d3d2c A2F|G2F G3:|
Also known as Thuas Ag Gort An Chornáin.
There are 12 recordings of this tune.
Cuaichin Ghleann Neifin has been added to 1 tune set.
Cuaichin Ghleann Neifin has been added to 17 tunebooks.
The tune for the Gaelic song of the same name, also the theme for the Irish TV series Glenroe. A nice short little air, can be played like a slip jig or used as an intro to another slip jig such as The Butterfly.
The song was recorded by Aoife on her CD “Loinneog Cheoil”
And the words are here:
is the title of a song sung by Dolores Keane to the same tune:
the words of this song were once requested by a Philippa on
it still cannot be got from the net…
Is any one you know up to the task?
also; the tune is not sung as a slip jig, or in a modified form: the a is twice as long in the 4th bar for instance…
is this a jig for jiggers or a song for singers?…
anyone got the chords to accompany this piece
The Dubliners used this air for the song titled Walking in the Dew, with gravelly voiced Ronnie Drew singing this down in A. On my LP it says “Waltzing in the Dew” and indeed the rhythm is more like a waltz than a slip jig.