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X: 1 T: Harry's Loch S: "Crossroads Dance" [Taylor/Mallinson] Z: B.Black [1] R: jig M: 6/8 L: 1/8 K: G e2A BAG|EAA ABd|eAA BAB|dGF GBd| e2A BAG|EAA ABd|efg dBA|BGF GBd :| |:g3 efg|eag fed|g3 efg|fd^c def| [1 g3 efg|eag fed|efg dBA|BGF GBd:| [2 g3 aga|b2a ged|efg dBA|BGF GBd||

HARRY'S LOCH. AKA and see "Eviction (The)," "Kilfenora Lass," "Maids of Tramore," "New Glenath (The)," "Scatter the Mud (1)." Irish, Jig (6/8 t8me). A Mixolydian ('A' part) & G Major ('B' part). Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. The tune was popularized in modern times by the Kilfenora Ceili Band who recorded it on their 1960 LP, however it is an older tune and appears Ryan's Mammoth Collection ("Eviction (The)") and Canon James Goodman's mid-19th century music manuscript collection ("New Glenath (The)"). "Harry's Loch" can be found in Geraldine Cotter's latter 20th century whistle tutor and companion recording.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Taylor (Crossroads Dance), 1992; No. 37, p. 28.

Recorded sources : - Shamrock SLP 904, "Kilfenora Ceili Band" (1969). Shaskeen - "The Mouse Behind the Dresser." Chris Droney - "The Fertile Rock."

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