Connacht Outcry (The)

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CONNACHT OUTCRY, THE (Gair Connactac). Irish, March (4/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. Connaught was one of the five old provinces of Ireland (along with Ulster, Leinster, Meath, and Munster), named for the ancient tribe who lived there, the Connachta. O'Neill includes "Outcries" for each of the provinces in his Music of Ireland (1903) all copied from Joseph C. Walker’s Historical Memoirs of the Irish Bards (Dublin, 1786).

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1848, p. 248.

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