The Warbling Robin barndance

By Marcus Hernon

Also known as Ceiliúir Na Spideoige.

There are 8 recordings of this tune.

The Warbling Robin has been added to 4 tune sets.

The Warbling Robin has been added to 43 tunebooks.

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Three settings

1
X: 1
T: The Warbling Robin
R: barndance
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
(3ABc||dBAE GEDB|dBAE GBdg|(3ege ef gbed|BA (3ABA A2ge|
dBAE GEDB|dBAE GBdg|(3ege ef gbed|1 deBA G2 ge:|2 deBA G2 (3DEG||
(3GGG Bd ggag|e2(3eee eg d2|bagd egae|
[1gedB (3ABA BA|(3GGG Bd ggag|e2(3ege edBA|(3GGG Bd gbed|deBA G2 (3DEF:|
[2gedB A2 (3ABc|dBAE GEDB|dBAE GBdg|(3ege ef gbed|deBA G2 z2||
# Added by ceili .
2
X: 2
T: The Warbling Robin
R: barndance
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
ge||dBAE GEDB|dBAE GBdg|e3f gedB|BAAG A2ge|
dBAE GEDB|dBAE GBdg|e^def {g}a2ge|1 deBA G2 ge:|2 deBA G2 (3DEF||
GA (3Bcd gbag|e3d egdg|bagd eg (3def|gedB (3ABA BA|
GA (3Bcd gbag|e2ge edBA|GA (3Bcd edgd|edBA GDB,D|
G2Bd gbag|e3d egdg|bagd ef (3gfe|gedB (3ABA Bc|
dBAE (3GFE DB|dBAE GBdg|e^def gage|deBA G2||
3
X: 3
T: The Warbling Robin
R: barndance
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
ge|:dBAE GED2|dBAE G2 dg|e3f gedB|B2A2 A2ge|
dBAE GED2|dBAE G2dg|edef g2 ge|1 deBA G2 ge:|2 deBA G2 DE||
G2Bd gbag|e3d egd2|bagd egdf|gedB A2 BA|
G2 Bd gbag|e2ge edBA|G2 Bd edgd|edBA G2 DE|
G2 Bd gbag|e3d egd2|bagd egdf|gedB A2 Bc|
dBAE GED2|dBAE G2dg|edef g3e|deBA G2||
# Added by muirn .

Five comments

The Warbling Robin

This nice barndance comes from the CD ‘I will if I Can’ with the very fine banjoplayer John Carthy. I have never heard the tune before, I wonder if anyone knows where it comes from???

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Its one of PJ Hernon’s compositions. Check out the “Grouse in the heather” CD that he amde with his Brother

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Thanks..murcu

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Brid Harper has a lovely version of this tune on her debut album, just released.