Sheet Music: Robin Adair

TitleRobin Adair
Alternate titlesEileen Aroon
Aileen Aroon
ComposerTraditional Irish
InstrumentationFlute trio
KeyG major
RangeC4–D6
Time signature3/4
Tempo80 BPM
Performance time1:15
Difficulty levelintermediate
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Date added2021-08-12
Last updated2021-08-12
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Ballads, Traditional/Folk

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Thursday 12 August 2021

Tune of the Day: Robin Adair

arranged for three flutes

This traditional Irish song, with lyrics written by Lady Caroline Keppel, was very popular in the 18th century. It was notably mentioned by Jane Austen in her 1815 novel Emma, in which the character Jane Fairfax plays it on the piano.

The present arrangement for three flutes is taken from Blake's Young Flutist's Magazine, published in 1833.