Na Ceannabháin Bhána (slip jig)

Here's a slip jig which is really the tune of a song.  I think I have a CD somewhere including a recording of Séamus Ennis singing the song but it has been hidden somewhere more obscure than the side of the sofa by a young child.

I've had to rely on memory therefore for the way the tune goes.

The title means something like "The fair haired Canavans".

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  • liam o maonial ni bhrauinn ella jig

    i am trying to get the name of this tune to get the sheet music its coming up with the wrong tune i hope you can help

    Jan 21, 2011 at 12:40 pm
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    This site seems to be as good as any for searching for sheet music: http://abcnotation.com/search

    Sadhbh Ní Bhruinnealla is a song. I found a clip of Liam Ó Maonlaí singing it and then playing a jig after it. The jig he plays is called ‘Tiocfaidh tú abhaile liom?’ (You will come home with me?). There’s a version of it here: http://www.thesession.org/tunes/display/1220. I think I may have it somewhere on this site too.

    Jan 21, 2011 at 1:49 pm