ITMA Reference: ITMA-MP3. Creator: Mick Quinn. Contributor: Góilín Singers Club. Date: 20 September Location: Tom Maye’s Pub. Subject: Ireland. “By Dobbin’s Flowery Vale”*** A journey through traditional song with the Armagh Pipers Club We’ve been working hard for the past year on our new book. Recordings and book sources for the air known as Dobbin’s Flowery Vale, Dobbin’s Flowery Vale.

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The singer chances to see a young couple talking. Try my recommended links to other indexes if you need a transcription. He promises to be true. People keep trying to convince me to stop but they don’t call me Relentless Richard for nothing. Discography Here are all recordings of this tune considering only the indexed recordings.

I have some relatives here in Oz who came from County Armagh, it’d be fun to sing this to them. I suppose I’ll have to transcribe it the best I can and send it in, sometime. Flosery, County Armagh S: I’ll leave a note floweyr when I upload it. According to my research, there are dobbiin transcriptions that are musically very similar to this tune anywhere in the indexed booksregardless of tune title. It’s free but you need to call to make a reservation that’s just so we know how many people are coming.

He is about to take ship for America.

My source info may not have been correct? Alice, if you could email a. DT has no music for it though. Please use the easy Feedback Form. Must I alone here sigh and moan, to none my grief reveal, But here lament my cause to vent in Dobbin’s Flowery Vale? Tips for Learning Irish Traditional Music.


Dobbin’s flowery vale

I’ve started to show up to sing at some of the sessions like the one at the Starry Plough in Berkeley on Sunday evenings and I’ll probably do something for the Tall Ships Festival over Labor Day weekend but the transition from group to solo is kind of daunting. Note shared with my friends: Bibliography According to my research, there are zero transcriptions that are musically very similar to this tune anywhere in the indexed booksregardless of tune title.

I’ve changed email and ISP, so if anyone wants to see the sheet music again, let me know and I will post it to my new site. The Vale is still therevery much as it must have been years ago. My mother’s ancestors, the Dobbins, left a place called Dobbin’s Flowery Vale in the ‘s, and now we can’t find it. Now that my recording project is finished I am starting to perform again. I have discovered by careful listening that these sources are in fact musically the same tune, regardless of the tune titles they use, key changes, retuning, etc.

There are copies of his 4 volumes in public and University libraries, so you can get it through an inter-library loan.

Dobbin’s Flowery Vale

Mick must have Americanized it a little bit by substituting “lovely” for “bonny. It is from county Armagh, and Armagh is referred to in the song. I’ve been immersing myself in sea music recently, Michael.


It’s kind of a hard act to follow. I compared it to the one that Wolfgang referred to in the database, and it is very close, almost word for word, but with the addition of this information.

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One morning fair as Phoebus bright her radiant charms displayed Richard. I’m curious to compare it to Mick Moloney’s tune. The whole tape is full of them, but this one song esp.

I hope someone out there can help me! You can find this in the Digital Tradition database upper right search window. It’s not at all like Mick Moloney’s song. The young couple referred to in the song married and settled in the city of their nativity and carried on business in College Street, Armagh.

Working with the likes of Suzanne and Marla in Out of the Rain has spoiled me. Frankie Kennedy Bb flute. They do a beautiful job of such an incredibly lovely song. It will be easier for me to do that.

Here are all recordings of this tune considering only the indexed recordings. The following link will take you direct to the piece in question Click here.