Sweeney’s Dream: Tune 19 of 52

I learned this week’s tune, Sweeney’s Dream, because it goes well after last week’s tune Humours of Lissadell. And now we have a set.

We’re on week 19 of my tune learning venture and I have to admit, I’m pretty proud of myself for keeping it up for 19 weeks. It has definitely been a learning experience and a it continues to force me to practice, learn new tunes and work on different parts of my playing and technique.

Here is Sweeney’s Dream:

And here is the set:

People often ask me where I learn my tunes. Mostly I hear a tune I like and I want to learn it. So I find it online somewhere and listen to different versions and I learn the version I like the best. Once I learn it, I scour the web so I can find different settings and see what other tunes people are playing it with. Here are a few examples:

Join me next week for tune #20 from A Tune A Week.

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