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GREEN HILLS OF TYROL [2]. AKA and see "Green Fields of Antrim (2) (The)," "Green Hills of Antrim (The)," "Tripping Downstairs/Tripping Down the Stairs," "Tripping Up the Stairs (1)." Irish, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Caoimhin Mac Aoidh credits Donegal fiddler Tommy Peoples' recording of the tune on the CCE label for popularizing the tune. Peoples' source is the printing in Cole's 1000/Ryans Mammoth Collection, a version that features descending 6th passages in the 'B' part played in reel time!

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Cole (1000 Fiddle Tunes), 1940; p. 18. Ryan's Mammoth Collection, 1883; p. 42.

Recorded sources: Comhaltas Ceoltoiri CL13, Tommy Peoples. Shanachie 79068, Boys of the Lough - "Sweet Rural Shade."

See also listing at:
Alan Ng's [1]
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [2]

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