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CHARRAIGÍN RUA, AN (The Little Red Hill). Irish, Reel. D Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by County Mayo fiddler Brendan Tonra, long a resident of Boston, Massachusetts. The title comes from a hill near his birthplace.

Source for notated version: flute player M.J. Ryan, 1966 (Ballymote, Co. Sligo, Ireland) [Breathnach].

Printed source: Breathnach (CRÉ II), 1976; No. 283, p. 144.

Recorded source: Green Linnet Records, Seamus Connolly - "Playing with Fire."


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