Groves of Gneeveguillia (The)
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GROVES OF GNEEVEGUILLIA, THE (Garráin Ghníomh go Leith). AKA and see "Maol Mountain," "Queen's Polka (2) (The)," "Tom Barret's," "Top of Maol (The)," "Top of the Maol (The)." Irish, Polka (2/4 time). A Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB (Breathnach): AA'BB' (Taylor). Gneeveguillia (pronounced 'Ginny-gulla' with a hard 'g') is a town name in the Sliabh Luachra ('Schleeve Loo-cra') region of southern Ireland. Breathnach prints another setting in CRÉ II (1976), No. 119.
Source for notated version: accordion player Denis Doody (Ireland) [Breathnach].
Printed sources: Breathnach (CRÉ III), 1985; No. 63, p. 33. Taylor (Where's the Crack?), 1989; p. 30.
Recorded sources: Mulligan Records LUN 019, Deis Doody - "Denis Doody Kerry Music" (1978).
See also listing at:
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info