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ECHOES OF KILLARNEY, THE. AKA and see "Art O'Keeffe's (3)," "Orange and Green (2) 3rd Figure." Irish, Single Jig. G Major (Roche): A Major (Taylor). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody was used for the third figure of Frank Roche's "Orange and Green Quadrille." It is an old tune, variously rendered as a polka, march, single jig and slide, and has a variety of titles, for which see "Nancy Wants Her Own Share," "Well I know what Kitty wants," "Hen and all Her Broth (The)" and "Maggie in the Woods."

Source for notated version: set dance music recorded at Na Píobairí Uilleann, mid-1980's [Taylor].

Printed sources: Roche (Collection of Traditional Irish Music, vol. 2), 1927; no. 244, p. 22. Taylor (Music for the Sets: Yellow Book), 1995; p. 36.

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