Ballygar Hermitage

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X:1 T: Ballygar Hermitage S: Joe & Willie Kelly R: jig Z:Bill Black M: 6/8 L: 1/8 K: Gdor A | BAG FDC | DGG DGG | BAG ABc | d^cd gd=c | BAG FDC | DGG GAB | AGF DCA,- | A,G,G, G,2 :| |:A | BGd BGd | BAB dcB | AFc fcB | AFA cBA |BGd BGd | BAB dcB |1 AFA cBc | AG^F G2 :||2 AGF DCA,- | A,G,G, G,2 || K: G |:B | dgg dgg | gfg bag | c=ff c=ff | cBc ag=f | dgg dgg | gfg bag | afd cAF | AGF G2 :||



BALLYGAR HERMITAGE. Irish, Jig (6/8 time). G Minor ('A' and 'B' parts) & G Major/Mixolydian ('C' part). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB'CC. Composed by 1969 All-Ireland Fiddle Champion Joe Kelly, of Inagh, West County Clare (1928-2008), a member of the Castle Céilí Band. Ballygar is in the western part of Roscommon, close to the Galway border.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Black (Music's the Very Best Thing), 1996; No. 285, pg. 153.

Recorded sources: - Compass 7 4416 2, Mick McAuley and Winifred Horan - "Serendade" (2005).



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