Belle of the Ball (2)
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BELL(E) OF THE BALL . Irish, Highland Fling (cut time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. An Irish version of the Highland Fling "Belles of Edinboro" (printed in Ryan's Mammoth Collection, 1883). The tune was recorded by James Morrison under paired with "Hayes Favourite" in the 1930’s.
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: O'Brien (Jerry O'Brien's Accordion Instructor), 1949.
Recorded sources: 3 SCONES 2008, Dermy Diamond, Tara Diamond, Dáithí Sproule - "Seanchairde/Old Friends" (2009).
See also listing at:
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info