The Eagle's WhistleAlso known as:
- Eagle's Whistle, The 
- Eagle's Whistle, The
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Joyce - Old Irish Folk Music and Songs (1909)
"The legend tells that with this tune the eagle whistles his young
"Ancient Irish Music", p. 53). The Cork MS. has this remark:
original form, inasmuch as this was the marching tune of O'Donovans (See my
whereas the setting I now give is in 2/4, which is no doubt the proper
others in the Stanford-Petrie Collection. These three are in 3/4 time:
I gave a setting of this in my "Ancient Irish Music": and there are two
years previously from an old MS. book in Cork.
me by Surgeon-Major-General King of Dublin (about 1885), who copied them 40
I copied the following 11 airs (to "Drimin Donn Dilis") from a MS. book lent
original form, inasmuch as this was the marching tune of O'Donovans (See
me by Surgeon-Major-General King of Dublin (about 1885), who copied them
I copied the following 11 airs (to "Drimin Donn Dilis") from a MS. book
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