Handsome Young Maidens (The)

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HANDSOME YOUNG MAID(EN)S, THE. AKA – "Handsome Young Lasses." AKA and see "New York Jig (2)." Irish, Jig. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Composed by composer, pianist and fiddler Charlie Lennon (Rossinver) for the band De Danann as part of a 1986 suite of tunes entitled "An Island Wedding." The melody represents the bridesmaids on the day of the wedding.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Black (Music's the Very Best Thing), 1996; No. 4, p. 2. Lennon (Musical Memories, vol. 1), 1993; p. 60. Songer (Portland Collection, vol. 2), 2005; p. 84.

Recorded sources: Drumlin Records BMNCD2, Brian McNamara – "Fort of the Jewels" (2004). Green Linnet SIF3040, De Dannan – "Ballroom" (1987).

See also listing at:
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]

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