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Amhrán A Leabhair
« on: February 07, 2020, 01:18:38 pm »
amazing youtube vid with all lyrics, translation, and in the info section, historical notes

X: 1
T: Amhrán A Leabhair
M: 3/4
L: 1/8
|:A2|D4E2|F4G2|Ad3-d2-|d4e2|d4c2|A4G2|AB c4-|c4d2|!
D4E2|F4E2|FG A4-|A4G2|E4D2|D4C2|D6-|D4:|!
|:c2|d2d4|d4c2|de f4-|f4e2|d4c2|A4G2|A6-|A4B2|!
D4E2|F4G2|A2d4-|d4e2|d4c2|A4G2|AB c4-|c4d2|!
D4E2|F4E2|FG A4-|A4G2|E2D4|D4C2|D6-|D4:|]

You can play the key of C version on a Mountain Oc by dropping the notes in the first 5-1/2 measures of the third line by an octave, i.e.
|:C2|D2D4|D4C2|DEF4-|F4E2|D4 c2|A4G2|A6-|A4B2|!

X: 1
T: Amhrán A Leabhair
M: 3/4
L: 1/8
|:d2|G4A2|B4c2|dg3-g2-|g4a2|g4f2|d4c2|de f4-|f4g2|!
G4A2|B4A2|Bc d4-|d4c2|A4G2|G4F2|G6-|G4:|!
|:f2|g2g4|g4f2|ga b4-|b4a2|g4f2|d4c2|d6-|d4e2|!
G4A2|B4c2|d2g4-|g4a2|g4f2|d4c2|de f4-|f4g2|!
G4A2|B4A2|Bc d4-|d4c2|A2G4|G4F2|G6-|G4:|]

X: 1
T: Amhrán A Leabhair
M: 3/4
L: 1/8
K: D
R: whistle
|:B2|E4F2|G4A2|Be3-e2-|e4f2|e4d2|B4A2|Bc d4-|d4e2|!
E4F2|G4F2|GA B4-|B4A2|F4E2|E4D2|E6-|E4:|!
|:d2|e2e4|e4d2|ef g4-|g4f2|e4d2|B4A2|B6-|B4c2|!
E4F2|G4A2|B2e4-|e4f2|e4d2|B4A2|Bc d4-|d4e2|!
E4F2|G4F2|GA B4-|B4A2|F2E4|E4D2|E6-|E4:|]


Re: ornamentation in Amhrán A Leabhair
« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2020, 06:02:23 pm »
Can you folks who are good with Celtic ornamentation listen to this version:

and tell me what you think is going on just before the long roll in measures 12-13. I can't figure out what it is.
« Last Edit: February 19, 2020, 02:19:10 pm by hoodsmom »

Harp Player

Re: Amhrán A Leabhair
« Reply #2 on: April 10, 2020, 03:30:15 pm »
Somehow I missed this post when you made it.  I don't know what he is doing but he is an excellent whistle player.   Thanks for the post.  Maybe this bump will get someones attention that knows a lot more about it than I do.


Re: Amhrán A Leabhair
« Reply #3 on: April 11, 2020, 08:32:38 pm »
I don't hear any special ornamentation there, just first class whistle playing.