Sheet Music: Slash Away the Pressing Gang

TitleSlash Away the Pressing Gang
Alternate titlesFlash Away the Pressing Gang
ComposerTraditional Irish
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyD major
RangeC♮4–B5
Time signature4/4
Tempo144 BPM
Performance time0:40
Difficulty leveleasy
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Date added2020-11-03
Last updated2020-11-03
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Categories
Celtic Music, Marches, Traditional/Folk

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Tuesday 3 November 2020

Tune of the Day: Slash Away the Pressing Gang

Traditional Irish tune

This Mixolydian-mode march tune is taken from Francis O'Neill's collection Waifs and Strays of Gaelic Melody, published in Chicago in 1922. The second part is somewhat reminiscent of “Yankee Doodle”.