Nil Se Ina La waltz

Also known as It Is Not Day Yet, It Is Not Yet Day, It’s Not Day Yet, It’s Not Yet Day, Nil Na La, Níl Sé Ina Iá.

There are 10 recordings of this tune.

Nil Se Ina La has been added to 1 tune set.

Nil Se Ina La has been added to 43 tunebooks.

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Three settings

1
X: 1
T: Nil Se Ina La
R: waltz
M: 3/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|: D>F |A2- A>A B>c | d4 D>F | A2- A>F G>F | F<E- E2 D>F |
A2 A>A B>c | d2- d>A D>F | A2- A>F E>F | E<D- D2 :|
K: Gmaj
|: G>B |d2- d>d e>f | g4 G>B | d2- d>B c>B | B<A- A2 G>B |
d2- d>d e>f | g4 G>B | d2- d>B A>B | A<G- G2 :|
2
X: 2
T: Nil Se Ina La
R: waltz
M: 3/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|: DF |A3 A Bc | d4 DF | A3 F GF | FE- E2 DF |
A3 A Bc | d3 A DF | A3 F EF | ED- D2 :|
K: Gmaj
|: GB |d3 d ef | g4 GB | d3 B cB | BA- A2 GB |
d3 d ef | g4 GB | d3 B AB | AG- G2 :|
3
X: 3
T: Nil Se Ina La
R: waltz
M: 3/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|: D4 F2 |A4 A2 | B4 c2 | d6 | D4 F2 | A4 F2 | G4 F2 | FE- E4 | D4 F2 |
A4 A2 | B4 c2 | d4 A2 | D4 F2 | A4 F2 | E3 F ED | D6 :|
K: Gmaj
|: G4 B2 |d4 d2 | e4 f2 | g6 | G4 B2 | d4 B2 | c4 B2 | BA- A4 | G4 B2 |
d4 d2 | e4 f2 | g6 | G4 B2 | d4 B2 | A3 B AG | G6 :|

Two comments

"Níl Sé Ina Lá" ~ a classic early tune

This is notated all kinds of ways, including straight, so I’ll give it that way too ~ D & G:

X: 2
T: Níl Sé Ina Lá
M: 3/4
L: 1/8
R: waltz
K: Dmaj
|: DF |\
A3 A Bc | d4 DF | A3 F GF | FE- E2 DF |
A3 A Bc | d3 A DF | A3 F EF | ED- D2 :|
K: Gmaj
|: GB |\
d3 d ef | g4 GB | d3 B cB | BA- A2 GB |
d3 d ef | g4 GB | d3 B AB | AG- G2 :|

& here’s an approximation of a Cathal McConnell transcription ~

X: 3
T: It’s Not Yet Day
M: 3/4
L: 1/8
R: waltz
K: Dmaj
|: D4 F2 |\
A4 A2 | B4 c2 | d6 | D4 F2 | A4 F2 | G4 F2 | FE- E4 | D4 F2 |
A4 A2 | B4 c2 | d4 A2 | D4 F2 | A4 F2 | E3 F ED | D6 :|
K: Gmaj
|: G4 B2 |\
d4 d2 | e4 f2 | g6 | G4 B2 | d4 B2 | c4 B2 | BA- A4 | G4 B2 |
d4 d2 | e4 f2 | g6 | G4 B2 | d4 B2 | A3 B AG | G6 :|

"Níl Sé Ina Lá" ~ another transcription

"The Irish Fiddle Book: The Art of Traditional Fiddle-playing"
by Matt Cranitch

Page 36 ~ "Níl Sé Ina Lá" ~ a straigth transcript in D Major

It is also included in the Homespun whistle tutors of Cathal McConnell…