High Road to Glin (The)

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HIGH ROAD TO GLIN, THE. Irish, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by Bronx fiddler and teacher Martin Mulvihill (1928-1987, originally from Ballygoughlin, west County Limerick) while riding on a train in New York City. Glin is in north Limerick on the south bank of the river Shannon. Bill Black (1996) remarks that Glin sports a nice castle, of course said to be haunted! See also Mulvihill's "Low Road to Glin (The)."

Martin Mulvihill

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Black (Music's the Very Best Thing), 1996; No. 325, p. 174.

Recorded sources: Green Linnet CSIF 1012, Martin Mulvihill with Mick Moloney - "Traditional Irish Fiddling from County Limerick" (1978). Green Linnet GLCD 1211, Kevin Crawford - "In Good Company" (2001).

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