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Tune ID#2903 (Slán le Máigh)

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Type ?
Song
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Slán le Máigh / Slán le Maigh / Slan le Mhaigh / Farewell to the Maigue (also as air) (composed by Aindrias Mac Craith (text only))
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Discography cd

Here are all recordings of this song – considering only the indexed recordings.

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Year
Recorded
Track
#Tune?
[Album code] Artist. Title (Link to Album Info page). Performers (instruments).
~19711.20#1
[FTIM] Festival of Traditional Irish [Music]. Discs 7 and 8 of Celtic Souls. Irish Celtic Ballads & Traditional Music. Na Fili [presumably Matt Cranitch (fiddle), Tomas O Canainn (accordion), Tom Barry (whistle)].
~19924#1
[PMcG 1] Paul McGrattan. The Frost Is All Over. Paul McGrattan (flute, whistle). For this tune: (Eb flute).
~19934#1
[JKn 3] James Keane. That's the Spirit. James Keane (accordion).
~19949#1
[SRn 2] Seán Ryan. Minstrel's Fancy. Cliaraí Ceoil. Seán Ryan (whistle).
~20059#1
[CTrsh] Ciaran Tourish. Down the Line. Ciaran Tourish (fiddle, whistle). For this tune: Maura O'Connell (vocals).
~20096#1
[PoNY] Joanie Madden, Brian Conway, Billy McComiskey, Brendan Dolan. Pride of New York. Joanie Madden (flute, whistle), Brian Conway (fiddle), Billy McComiskey (accordion), Brendan Dolan (piano). For this tune: Joanie Madden (whistle).
~201311#1
[BHughes] Brian Hughes. The Beat of the Breath. Brian Hughes (whistle). For this tune: (A whistle).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played beforeOn Albums
Tailor's Twist
PMcG 1

Bibliography

I have found zero transcriptions of this song anywhere on the indexed books. Try my recommended links to other indexes if you need a transcription. If you want to actually learn to sing this song, simply learn it from a fellow singer or from a recording listed above. See also: Tips for Learning Irish Traditional Music.

Year of the oldest source for this tune, considering the recordings and transcriptions listed above (note that I concentrate on sources after 1900): 1971