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X:1 T:Din Tarrant's [8] D:Julia and Billy Clifford, "Ceol as Sliabh Luachra" R:polka M:2/4 L:1/8 N:Sometimes with parts reversed K:D f>a ge|f>a ge|fd ed|e/f/e/d/ Bd|f>a ge|f/e/f/a/ ge|fd e/f/e/c/|1df de:|2 df dB|| |:A>F AB|Af af|ed ef/e/|dA B/c/d/B/|A>F AB|Af af|ed ef|df d2:||

DIN TARRANT'S [8]. AKA - "Julia Clifford's Polka (3)." Irish, Polka (2/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB. According to Peter Browne[1], fiddler Din Tarrant (who occasionally played with Denis Murphy for dances) sometimes called this tune "Lacka Cross."

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Denis Murphy (1910-1974, Lisheen, Sliabh Luachra region, County Kerry) [Beisswenger].

Printed sources : - Beisswenger (Irish Fiddle Music from Counties Cork and Kerry), 2012; p. 81 (appears as "Tarrant's Polkas (Polka 2)").

Recorded sources : - Globestyle Records CDORBD 085, Julia Clifford - "The Rushy Mountain" (appears as "Julia Clifford's"). RTE CD183, Denis Murphy - "Music from Sliabh Luachra" (1995. Recorded in 1949).

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  1. Liner notes to RTE CD 183, 1995.