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Tune ID#5833 (Eagle's Whistle)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Eagle's Whistle about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording SS 3 (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
March16ABG Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Eagle's Whistle, The / Fead an Fhiolair / Cry of the Eagle (1st in set Kids on SS 3) (the settings in the books included here have a preceding 8-bar part, thus structure ABC, and are in D Major)
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Discography cd

Here is the sole recording of this tune considering only the indexed recordings.

Click play below to hear the first 12 seconds.
Year
Recorded
Track
#Tune?
[Album code] Artist. Title (Link to Album Info page). Performers (instruments).
~19972#1
[SS 3] Sharon Shannon. Each Little Thing. Sharon Shannon (accordion, fiddle, whistle).

Bibliography

Here are all transcriptions of this tune considering only the indexed books, listed in chronological order. I have discovered by careful comparison that these are musical matches to this tune as played on the recording listed above.

Listing of published transcriptions of this tune.
As tune #76 in volume 2 of [B&S] D[avid] Bulmer and N[eil] Sharpley. Music from Ireland. 4 vols.
As tune #28 in volume 3 of [LPTW] Eithne Vallely. Learn to Play the Tin Whistle. [available]

If you are considering using the above transcriptions to help you learn this tune, I invite you to check these practical Tips for Learning Irish Traditional Music. See also: So why do you bother indexing books and abc?

Year of the oldest source for this tune, considering the recordings and transcriptions listed above (note that I concentrate on sources after 1900): 1974