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X:1 T:Banks of Lough Gowna [1], The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:O'Neill - Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems (1907), No. 264 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Amin ABA AGE|EDE G3|ABA AGE|c2d ecA| ABA AGE|EDE G3|cde ged|cAA A2:| |:cde g2a|gea ged|cde g2a|geg a3| cde g2a|gea ged|cde fed|ecA A2:||

BANKS OF LOUGH GOWNA [1], THE (Bruaca Loca Gamna). AKA – "Lough Gowna (2)." AKA and see "Shores of Lough Gowna." Irish, Double Jig. B Minor (DeMarco & Krassen, O'Neill/Krassen): A Minor (Cranitch, McGuire & Keegan, Mitchell, O'Neill/1850 & 1001, Taylor). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB (most versions): AA'BB (Mitchell, Vallely). The second part is similar to the second part of "Geese in the Bog (3)."

Additional notes

Sources for notated versions: - "a composite based on the old duet recording by Paddy Killoran and Paddy Sweeny and also on the recent recording by John Vesey (DeMarco & Krassen, 1978); piper Willie Clancy (1918–1973, Miltown Malbay, west Clare) [Mitchell].

Printed sources : - Cotter (Traditional Irish Tin Whistle Tutor), 1989; No. 17, p. 53. Cranitch (The Irish Fiddle Book), 1996; No. 8, p. 127. Cranitch (Irish Session Tunes: The Red Book), 2000; 8. DeMarco & Krassen (A Trip to Sligo), 1978; pgs. 30, 44, 58. McGuire & Keegan (Irish Tunes by the 100), 1975; No. 15, p. 4 (appears as "Lough Gowna"). Mitchell (Dance Music of Willie Clancy), 1993; No. 113, p. 96. O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 63. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1060, p. 200. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 264, p. 58. Taylor (Through the Half-Door), 1992; No. 55, p. 39. Vallely (Learn to Play the Fiddle with Armagh Pipers Club), 197?; No. 35, p. 34.

Recorded sources: -Bellbridge Records, Bobby Casey – "Casey in the Cowhouse" (1992. Originally recorded 1959). Claddagh CC47, Ronan Browne & Peter O'Loughlin – "The South West Wind." Claddagh CC63, Ronan Browne, Desi Wilkinson, Kevin Glackin et al – "Cran." Mulligan LUNCD 059, Gerry Harrington & Eoghan O'Sullivan – "Scéal Eile" (1993). Rounder CD 1123, "Milestone at the Garden" (1996, reissue recordings). Shaskeen Records OS-360, Andy McGann, Joe Burke, Felix Dolan – "A Tribute to Michael Coleman," c. 1965 (appears as "Banks of Lough Gamhna"). Shaskeen – "The Joys of Life." Cathy Whitesides – "Home Town Café." Shanachie Records, Solas – "The Words that Remain" (1999).

See also listings at:
Alan Ng's [1]

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