After the Battle of Aughrim

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AFTER THE BATTLE OF AUGHRIM. AKA and see "Battle of Aughrim (1) (The)." Irish, Reel. Ireland. A Dorian (Am). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The title "After the Battle of Aughrim" comes from the Cheiftains recording, and the tune is usually known as "The Battle of Aughrim." As the title may suggest, it has long been associated with the playing of the Aughrim Slopes Céilí Band. It is a march, although polka and slow air versions are sometimes heard.

Source for notated version: the Chieftains [Brody].

Printed sources: Brody (Fiddler’s Fakebook), 1983; p. 21.

Recorded sources: Kicking Mule 209, Andy Cahan - "Melodic Clawhammer Banjo." Claddagh 14, Chieftains - "Cheiftains 4." Bay 203, Jody Stecher- "Snake Baked a Hoecake."




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