Glountane Cross (The)

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X:147 T:Glountane Cross, The C:Terence "Cuz" Teahan M:4/4 L:1/8 R:Hornpipe B:Deloughery - Sliabh Luachra on Parade (1988, No. 147) N:From the playing of Terry Teahan Z:Patrick Cavanagh K:G D|ABAG AGFD|defd gfdc|BcGB cAFA|GABG AGFD| GABG AGFD|defg agfd|BcGB cAFA|G2GG G3:| |:f|gede fgag|fddc cAAB|cBAF GABG|ABAG FD2f| gfde fgaf|gaba gedc|BcGB cAFA|G2GG G3:||

GLOUNTANE CROSS, THE. Irish, Hornpipe (4/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. "The Gloutane Cross" is a hornpipe composed by accordion player Terry "Cuz" Teahan (1905-1989). It is the name of a village near Castleisland, Sliabh Luachra, County Kerry, and was the birthplace and home of renowned fiddler Pádraig O'Keeffe (1887 – 1963). Teahan himself was also originally from Glountane, although he spent many decades in Chicago, where he worked for the Illinois Central and was a fixture in the Irish music scene in the city.

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Printed sources : - Deloughery (Sliabh Luachra on Parade), 1988; No. 147.

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