Cottage in the Grove (2) (The)

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COTTAGE IN THE GROVE [2], THE. AKA and see "Crosses of Annagh (1) (The)," "Denis Ryan's," "Down the Broom," "Martin Rochford's." Irish, Reel. A Dorian (Breathnach): E Dorian (Moylan): E Minor (Songer). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. "Crosses of Annagh (1) (The)" is Matt Molloy's title for the tune, though it has several alternates, usually named after sources (listed above with alternate titles). See also the related "Corn Stack (The)."

Source for notated version: accordion player Johnny O'Leary (Sliabh Luachra region of the Cork-Kerry border) [Moylan]; Dan Compoton (Portland, Oregon), who learned the tune in a session in Cork City with Cork fiddler Matt Cranitch and Dave Hennessey [Songer].

Printed sources: Breathnach (CRÉ II), 1976; Nos. 221 & 226. Moylan (Johnny O'Leary), 1994; No. 323, p. 184. Songer (Portland Collection), 1997; p. 54.

Recorded sources: Shanachie 79005, De Dannan - "The Mist Covered Mountain."




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