Sheet Music: The First Night in America

TitleThe First Night in America
ComposerTraditional Irish
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyG major
RangeD4–B5
Time signature6/8
Tempo100 BPM
Performance time0:40
Difficulty leveleasy
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Date added2022-09-21
Last updated2022-09-21
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Jigs, Traditional/Folk

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Wednesday 21 September 2022

Tune of the Day: The First Night in America

Traditional Irish jig

The earliest known appearance of this catchy jig is in Francis O'Neill's Music of Ireland, published in Chicago in 1903. His source for this tune was Chicago Police Sergeant and fiddler James O'Neill, originally from County Down.