Finnea Lasses

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FINNEA LASSES. AKA and see "Killarney Wonder (1)." Irish, Schottische or Highland Fling. A Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The melody was recorded by Donegal fiddler Hughie Gillespie in New York in the 78 RPM era (paired with "Gurren's Castle,"-there is some confusion of tunes and titles, but "Finnea Lasses" is a version of the "Killarney Wonder", while the Highland "Gurren's" is a version of "Miss Sarah Drummond of Perth (1)").

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Carlin (Master Collection), 1984; No. 222, p. 130.

Recorded sources: Topic Records 12T364, Hugh Gillespie - "Classic Recordings of Irish Traditional Fiddle Music" (1978)

See also listing at:
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]
Hear Hugh Gillespie's 78 RPM recording at Capeirish.com [2]




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