Arragh Mountains

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Arragh Mountains

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 Theme code Index   5L5L3b 5L5L7bL
 Also known as    Arra Mountains
 Composer/Core Source    Paddy O’Brien
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Slip/Hop Jig
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Dorian
 Time signature    9/8
 History    
 Structure    AABB'
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 Artist    Paddy O’Brien
 Title of recording    Banks of the Shannon (The)
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    1973
 Media    
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ARRAGH MOUNTAINS. AKA - “Arra Mountains.” Irish, Slip Jig. A Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB’. Composed by Paddy O’Brien (1922-1981) of Newtown, Co. Tipperary), recorded on his E.P. “The Banks of the Shannon” (1973, with Seamus Connolly and Charlie Lennon). The Arra Mountains are in County Tipperary, on the eastern shore of Lough Derg.

Recorded sources: Drumlin Records BMNCD2, Brian McNamara – “Fort of the Jewels” (2004). Klang Welten Records, Gráinne Hambly – “Golden Lights and Green Shadows” (2003). Philo FI 20188, "Jean Carignan Plays the Music of Coleman, Morrison & Skinner."


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