Sheet Music: Irish Widow's Lament on the Death of Her Only Son

TitleIrish Widow's Lament on the Death of Her Only Son
ComposerTraditional Irish
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyD minor
RangeD4–D6
Time signature3/4
Tempo100 BPM
Performance time1:30
Difficulty leveleasy
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Date added2020-03-16
Last updated2020-03-16
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Funeral music, Traditional/Folk

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Monday 16 March 2020

Tune of the Day: Irish Widow's Lament on the Death of Her Only Son

Traditional Irish air

This Irish air is taken from Francis O'Neill's Waifs and Strays of Gaelic Melody, published in Chicago in 1922. O'Neill's source was James Whiteside, the “Bard of Bray”, County Wicklow.