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DOWN THE HILL (Sios an Cnoc). AKA and see "Cover the Buckle," "Down with the Tithes (1)," "Humors of Milltown (1)." Irish, Air (6/8 time). G Minor (O'Neill): G Dorain (Stanford/Petrie). Standard tuning (fiddle). ABC (Stanford/Petrie): AABBCC (O'Neill). Perhaps short for "Chasing the Hare Down the Hill."

Source for notated version: "From P. Carew's MS" [Stanford/Petrie].

Printed sources: O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 995, p. 171. Stanford/Petrie (Complete Collection), 1905; No. 361, p. 91.

Recorded sources: Green Linnet, Johnny B. Connolly - "Bridgetown." Shanachie 34014, James Kelly, Paddy O'Brien & Daithi Sproule - "Traditional Music of Ireland" (1995).




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