Sheet Music: The Idle Road

TitleThe Idle Road
Alternate titlesThe Winding Road
The Cordial Jig
ComposerTraditional Irish
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyG major
RangeD4–A5
Time signature6/8
Tempo80 BPM
Performance time0:50
Difficulty levelintermediate
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Date added2022-07-11
Last updated2022-07-11
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Jigs, Traditional/Folk

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Monday 11 July 2022

Tune of the Day: The Idle Road

Traditional Irish jig

The earliest known appearance of this jig is in Francis O'Neill's celebrated collection Music of Ireland, published in Chicago in 1903. It is also known under the title “The Winding Road”.