Sheet Music: Father Dollard's Favorite

TitleFather Dollard's Favorite
Alternate titlesThe Snow on the Hills
ComposerTraditional Irish
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyD major
RangeD4–B5
Time signature6/8
Tempo108 BPM
Performance time0:35
Difficulty leveleasy
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Date added2021-11-10
Last updated2021-11-10
Download popularity index☆☆☆☆☆ 0.2 (relatively unpopular)
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Jigs, Traditional/Folk

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Wednesday 10 November 2021

Tune of the Day: Father Dollard's Favorite

Traditional Irish jig

This jig is taken from Francis O'Neill's celebrated collection Music of Ireland, published in Chicago in 1903. Father W.K. Dollard was a fiddler and flute player from St. John's, New Brunswick, where he was the rector of a parish. While he was visiting Chicago in 1901, he attended gatherings of the Irish Music Club, where O'Neill obtained a few tunes from him.