Heel of the Hunt (The)

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HEEL OF THE HUNT, THE. AKA and see "Old Bush (2) (The)," "Five Leaved Clover (2), Five Leaf Clover (2)," "Hawthorn (1) (The)," "Haymaker (The)," "Hunter's Purse (The)," "Sceach (An)." Irish, Reel. D Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. O'Neill (1922) remarks: "'The Heel of the Hunt' which is a variant of 'The Five-Leaved Clover' in former O'Neill Collections, is printed as remembered from boyhood days at the dances, before 'patrons' were proscribed." "Hunter's Purse (The)" is a related tune.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: O'Neill (Waifs and Strays of Gaelic Melody), 1922; No. 294.

Recorded sources:




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