The Lilting Banshee

Jig, A Dorian, Traditional Irish


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 and chords for The Lilting Banshee, traditional Irish jig in A Dorian. Arrangement: Jonathan Lay.
Play from the Dots
Slow tempo 70bpm
Moderate tempo 90bpm


Examples of sets that include this tune.

  • Lilting Banshee Jig Set: Lilting Banshee (A Dorian) / Cliffs of Moher (A Dorian)
  • The Trip to Athlone / The Lilting Banshee / Jimmy Ward’s Jig
  • Out on the Ocean / Lilting Banshee / Jerry’s Beaver Hat

References and Resources

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