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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for Dobbin’s Flowery Vale – Irish Traditional Music Tune Index

You can find this in the Digital Tradition database upper right search window. Here are all recordings of this tune considering only the indexed recordings.

To learn to play this tune, simply learn it from another musician or study the recording s listed above. Email me and I’ll work something out. I hope someone dibbin there can help me! It will be easier for me to do that. Suggest this Tune To: There are copies of his 4 volumes in public and University libraries, so you can get it through an inter-library loan.

Frankie Kennedy Bb flute. She strove in vain him to detain, but while she did bewail He bid adieu and I withdrew from Dobbin’s Flowery Vale. Note to myself only: Please use the easy Feedback Form.

According to my research, there are zero transcriptions that are musically very similar to this tune anywhere in the indexed booksregardless of tune title.


To get to your personal tune notes, Log in or Create an account. My mother’s ancestors, the Dobbins, left a place called Dobbin’s Flowery Vale in the ‘s, and now we can’t find it. 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.

Radriano — are you still playing publicly? The whole tape is full of them, but this one song esp. There are also some words that are similar sounding such as “Venus” in the database version, where in the written sheet music it says “Phoebus”.

Played before On Albums. In the above Discography, this tune is: 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 Lfowery Ships Festival over Labor Day weekend but the flowry from group to solo is kind of daunting.

DT has no music for it though. I suppose I’ll have to transcribe it the best I can and send it in, sometime.

Dobbin’s flowery vale

The place, beautifully wooded, was a haunt of lovers floery summer eves. One of your friends You are not logged in! Thanks for all of the info posted in the past. One morning fair as Phoebus bright her radiant charms displayed Richard. 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.


People keep trying to convince me to stop but they don’t call me Relentless Richard for nothing. I’m curious to compare it to Mick Moloney’s tune.

Dobbin’s flowery vale, song / Mick Quinn, singing in English | ITMA

The song is attributed around Lurgan to James Garland and I’ve included another florid piece, again attributed to Garland, called The Blarismoor Tragedy.

They do a beautiful job of such an incredibly lovely song. He is about to take ship for America. It is from county Armagh, and Armagh is referred to in the song. I’ve been immersing myself in sea music recently, Michael.

The following link will take you direct to the piece in question Click here. I may just post it on my website as a jpeg. The young couple referred to in the song married and settled in the city val 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. Have been unable to find an ABC or midi version at any other location.

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