Hare Among the Heather (The)

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HARE AMANG THE HEATHER, THE (Giorria sa bhFraoch). AKA - "Hare Among the Heather," "Hare in the Heather (The)," "Morning Dew (1) (The)." Scottish, Reel. E Minor (Gatherer): E Dorian (Kerr). Standard tuning (fiddle). ABC: AABBCC. Familiar to modern-era Irish musicians as the popular session reel "Morning Dew (1) (The)." The tune was recorded in 1956 under the "Hare..." title by Margaret Barry and Sligo fiddler Michael Gorman.

Source for notated version: piper Matthew Tiernan/Maitiu Mac Righearnain (Ireland) [Breathnach].

Printed sources: Breathnach (CRÉ I), 1963; No. 198, pg. 77. Gatherer (Gatherer's Musical Museum), 1987; p. 13. Kerr (Merry Melodies), vol. 4; No. 132, p. 16 (appears as "The Hare Among the Heather").

Recorded sources: Shanachie 79064, Matt Molloy - "Heathery Breeze" (1999).




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