Night Above the Abbey, The


A tune composed by Sean Gavin when he was nineteen years old. The tune is in honour of good musical times that were had at the famed Abbey Pub in Chicago, a traditional music hub for many years. Sean plays his creation on flute (he is a multi-talented musician), joined by Brian Miller on the guitar.


Séamus Connolly
Boston College Libraries

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Gavin, Sean (flute) (composer) and Miller, Brian (guitar), “The Night Above the Abbey,” The Séamus Connolly Collection of Irish Music, accessed June 15, 2024,