An Ribhinn Donn waltz

Also known as An Rìbhinn Donn, Rose Of Brown.

There are 5 recordings of this tune.

An Ribhinn Donn has been added to 32 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: An Ribhinn Donn
R: waltz
M: 3/4
L: 1/8
K: Edor
B,EF|G2 F4|B A4 F|E6-|E3 dcB|
e4 B2|d c3 BA|A6-|A3 ABd|
e2 B4|d c3 BA|B6-|B3 B,EF|
G2 F4|B A4 F|E6-|E3||

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An Ribhinn Donn (song air)

I learned this beautiful melody from the singing of Karen Matheson on Capercaillie’s early recording. The lyrics and the translation can be found here:

It’s rather short, so you might like playing it as an introduction to a sets of reels or jigs. It sounds nice in Ador too.