Turlough O'Carolan (1670-1738) was a blind Gaelic
harper, composer, and singer whose great fame is due to
his gift for melodic composition. He was the last great
Irish harper-composer and is considered by many to be
Ireland's most celebrated composer.
This song is also known as Banks Of The Danube, Cailin
Tighe Moir, Cailín Tighe Moir, Captain Henry O’Kain,
Captain O’Kain, Captain O’Kane, Captain O’Kane’s,
Captain Oakhain, The Chevalier’s Lament, The Dying
Hussar’s Lament, The Dying Hussar, The Dying Huzzar,
Fwyn Seren Fain Syw, Giolla An Bimhoir, Lament For A
Dying Hussar, Lament For A Wounded Hussar, The Wounded
Hussar’s Lament, The Wounded Huzzar, The Wounded.
Although originally written for Celtic Harp, I created
this arrangement for Flute and Concert (Pedal) Harp.