Far from Home

Traditional Irish Reel, G
TrailJams Tune of the Week for September 9, 2021


Dots (Music Notation)

As always for traditional tunes, the musical notation and chords do not indicate the “right” way to play the tune, but are a useful reference.

Sheet music for Far from Home. Traditional Irish reel. Key of G. Arranged by Jonathan Lay 9/3/2021. Chords for Far from Home. trailjams.org
Play from the Dots
Slow tempo 65bpm
Moderate tempo 85bpm


Examples of sets that include Far from Home.

  • Far from Home (G) / The Silver Spear (D) / Star of Munster (A Dor)
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  • Far from Home (G) / Old Grey Cat (E Dor) / Star of Munster (A Dor)
  • Far from Home (G) / The Banshee (G)

References and Resources

For those who want to dig deeper, here are some other resources.