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HIGHEST HILL IN SLIGO, THE. Irish, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'. Composed by the late County Cavan/Philadelphia fiddler and composer Ed Reavy (1898-1988) to commemorate fiddlers Michael Coleman and Lad O'Beirne, both originally neighbors from County Sligo who emigrated to New York. Coleman took lessons from Lad's father, Phillip.

Source for notated version: Reavy (The Collected Compositions of Ed Reavy), No. 23, p. 24.

Printed sources:

Recorded sources: Green Linnet GLCD 1087, Seamus Connolly – "Notes From My Mind" (1988. Learned from Reavy during his visit to Connolly's home in Limerick in the late 1960's). Shanachie SH 78061, Danú – "When All is Said and Done" (2005).




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