Sheet Music: A Lilt from Home

TitleA Lilt from Home
Alternate titlesThe Church of Dromore
The Killaloe Boat
Ryan's Favorite
The Lilting Banshee
The Ballinasloe Jig
ComposerTraditional Irish
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyA minor
Time signature6/8
Tempo92 BPM
Performance time0:45
Difficulty leveleasy
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Date added2021-06-07
Last updated2021-06-07
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Jigs, Traditional/Folk


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Monday 7 June 2021

Tune of the Day: A Lilt from Home

Traditional Irish jig

The earliest appearance of this tune in print is as “The Church of Dromore” in Francis O'Neill's Music of Ireland (1903). Many variants have since emerged under various titles, including “Ryan's Favorite”, “The Killaloe Boat”, and “The Lilting Banshee”.