Sheet Music: Banished to America

TitleBanished to America
ComposerTraditional Irish
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyD major
Time signature4/4
Tempo72 BPM
Performance time0:55
Difficulty leveleasy
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Date added2020-09-08
Last updated2020-09-08
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Slow airs, Traditional/Folk


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Tuesday 8 September 2020

Tune of the Day: Banished to America

Traditional Irish air

This tune comes from the Rice-Walsh manuscript, a collection of music from the repertoire of Jeremiah Breen, a blind fiddler from North Kerry, Ireland. His tunes were noted down by Thomas Rice, a talented pupil, and later copied by his friend James P. Walsh.