A Nation Once Again barndance

Also known as A Nation Once Again March.

There are 8 recordings of a tune by this name.

A Nation Once Again has been added to 2 tune sets.

A Nation Once Again has been added to 51 tunebooks.

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Three settings

X: 1
T: A Nation Once Again
R: barndance
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
F>G |A2 Bc d2 cd | f3 e d3 c | B2 e2 d>c Bc | e2 d2 d2 E/F/G |
AB/A/ Bc d2 cd | fg/f/ ef/e/ d3 c | B3 e dc Bc | B2 A2 A4 ||
A3 A/B/ c2 cd | e>f ec A3 A | B3 B/c/ d2 de | f4- f2 f/e/d/c/ |
B2 ^AB g3 f | e2 d2 c2 B2 | A<f- f2 e3 d | d6 ||
A2 |f3 e d2 c2 | B4- BG B/c/d | g3 f e2 d2 | c6 c/d/c/B/ |
A2 A/B/c d2 cd | B2 e>d c2 de | f<g- g2 e3 d | d6 |]
X: 2
T: A Nation Once Again
R: barndance
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
M: 2/4
F>G |A2 Bc | d2 cd | f3 e | d3 c | B2 e2 | d>c Bc | e2 d2 | d2 E/F/G |
AB/A/ Bc | d2 cd | fg/f/ ef/e/ | d3 c | B3 e | dc Bc | B2 A2 | A4 ||
A3 A/B/ | c2 cd | e>f ec | A3 A | B3 B/c/ | d2 de | f4- | f2 f/e/d/c/ |
B2 ^AB | g3 f | e2 d2 | c2 B2 | A<f- f2 | e3 d | d4- | d2 ||
A2 |f3 e | d2 c2 | B4- | BG B/c/d | g3 f | e2 d2 | c4- | c2 c/d/c/B/ |
A2 A/B/c | d2 cd | B2 e>d | c2 de | f<g- g2 | e3 d | d4- | d2 |]
X: 3
T: A Nation Once Again
R: barndance
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
M: 2/4
P: Introduction
A B/c/ |d2 A2 | f2 A2 | a3 g/f/ | eA ^GA | c2 A2 | e2 c2 | g3 f/e/ | d2 |]
P: Melody
FG |A2 Bc | d2 cd | f3 e | d3 c | B2 e2 | dc Bc | e2 d2 | d2 FG |
A2 Bc | d2 cd | f3 e | d3 c | B2 e2 | dc Bc | B2 A2 | A3 ||
A |A2 B2 | c2 d2 | e3 c | A3 A | B2 c2 | d2 e2 | f4- | f2 dc |
B2 B2 | g3 f | e2 d2 | c2 B2 | Af- f2 | e3 d | d4- |d2 ||
A2 |f3 e | d2 c2 | B4- | B2 B2 | g3 f | e2 d2 | c4- | c2 A2 |
A2 Bc | d2 cd | B2 ed | c2 de | fg- g2 | e3 d | d4- | d2 |]

Six comments

“A Nation Once Again” ~ song & march & céilí band standard

I’ve heard this many times, and I’ve danced to it and bellowed to it, march and song… I was sure it was already here but I was wrong. For those that prefer this in 2/4, here’s the same transcription given that way, and I’ll probably add another take on it later. This take is as a march, no bellowing was attempted ~

X: 1
T: A Nation Once Again
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
R: barndance
K: D Major
|: F>G |\
A2 Bc | d2 cd | f3 e | d3 c | B2 e2 | d>c Bc | e2 d2 | d2 E/F/G |
AB/A/ Bc | d2 cd | fg/f/ ef/e/ | d3 c | B3 e | dc Bc | B2 A2 | A4 |
A3 A/B/ | c2 cd | e>f ec | A3 A | B3 B/c/ | d2 de | f4- | f2 f/e/d/c/ |
B2 ^AB | g3 f | e2 d2 | c2 B2 | A<f- f2 | e3 d | d4- |d2 A2 |
f3 e | d2 c2 | B4- | BG B/c/d | g3 f | e2 d2 | c4- | c2 c/d/c/B/ |
A2 A/B/c | d2 cd | B2 e>d | c2 de | f<g- g2 | e3 d | d4- | d2 :|

“A Nation Once Again” ~ Thomas Osborne Davis

Wikipedia ~
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Nation_Once_Again

"A Nation Once Again" is a song, written sometime in the 1840s by Thomas Osborne Davis (1814-1845). Davis was a founder of an Irish movement whose aim was the independence of Ireland. It was voted as the best song in the world by a BBC world poll" ~

“A Nation Once Again” ~ S: Treoir, volume 38, #2, 2006

X: 2
T: A Nation Once Again
S: Treoir, Iml 38, Uimhir 2, 2006
S: Ag Déanamh Ceoil, page 29: “A Nation Once Again”
Z: Brian Prior
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
R: March
K: D Major
P: Intorduction
A B/c/ | d2 A2 | f2 A2 | a3 g/f/ | eA ^GA | c2 A2 | e2 c2 | g3 f/e/ | d2 |]
P: Melody
|: FG |\
A2 Bc | d2 cd | f3 e | d3 c | B2 e2 | dc Bc | e2 d2 | d2 FG |
A2 Bc | d2 cd | f3 e | d3 c | B2 e2 | dc Bc | B2 A2 | A3 A |
A2 B2 | c2 d2 | e3 c | A3 A | B2 c2 | d2 e2 | f4- | f2 dc |
B2 B2 | g3 f | e2 d2 | c2 B2 | Af- f2 | e3 d | d4- |d2 A2 |
f3 e | d2 c2 | B4- | B2 B2 | g3 f | e2 d2 | c4- | c2 A2 |
A2 Bc | d2 cd | B2 ed | c2 de | fg- g2 | e3 d | d4- | d2 :|]

“A Nation Once Again” was featured throughout the 1916 Commemoration Concert in Glór by the Turloughmore Céili Band and includes the distinctive introduction originally used by the great Kilfenora band of the 1950s and ‘60s.

“A Nation Once Again” is featured on the Turloughmore’s “Seven Streams” CD…

Treoir, Iml 38, Uimhir 2, 2006,
Ag Déanamh Ceoil, page 29: “A Nation Once Again”
The Magazine of Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann
http://www.comhaltas.com/

A Nation Once Again

I’m also surprised that this well known march wasn’t already here - anyhow you’ve now put things to rights "c". You’ve also left me speechless with the comprehensive comments which cover the special Kilfenora Céilí Band intro, the fact that it topped the BBC poll, etc. leaving me with nothing to add - Maith thú!

You speechless!? ~ That’s like me having laryngitis… Nah, I’ll never believe that… ;-)