Irish Tunes for Easter – with Tin Whistle Notes: 6 Easter-themed traditional Irish tunes with sheet music and whistle tabs. I play each tune slowly, and also at moderate speed with ornamentation. Scroll to the end of the page for the free pdf sheet music download.
- Palm Sunday – Jig
- Easter Sunday – Jig
- Easter Sunday – Reel
- The Funny Days of Easter – Reel
- The Merry Days of Easter – Reel
- The Sporting Days of Easter – Reel
Palm Sunday – Jig
A nice jig from O’Neill’s collection, also known as “Scully Casey’s”. Scully Casey was fathor of the great Clare fiddle player Bobby Casey, and this jig is associated with him.
Easter Sunday – Jig
Not to be confused with the reel of the same name, this tune is again from the O’Neill collection
Easter Sunday – Reel
A composition of Paddy O’Brien, accordion player from Co. Tipperary
The Funny Days of Easter – Reel
Tune associated with Leitrim flute player John Blessing, and recorded by John Lee & Seamus McGuire on their excellent “The Missing Reel” album. Also known as John Blessing’s Reel.
The Merry Days of Easter – Reel
Another tune from O’Neill’s collection.