Highway to Kilkenny

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X:1 T:Highway to Kilkenny M:9/8 L:1/8 R:Slip Jig S:O'Neill - Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems (1907), No. 451 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G G2g gfg dBG | A2B c2d ecA | G2g gfg dBG |1 e/f/ge f/g/af gdB :| |2 A/B/cA BGE E2z ||: e2f g2e fdB | e2f g2a bge |1 g/a/bg f/g/af e/f/ge | B/c/dB A/B/cA BGE :|2 faf gbe dBG | A/B/cA BGE E2 ||



HIGHWAY TO KILKENNY. AKA and see "High Road to Kilkenny (The),""Humors of Kilkenny (2)." Irish, Slip Jig. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'. Collector George Petrie had the tune as "High Road to Kilkenny (The)." O'Neill's "Silken Wallet (The)" is a close variant.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Breathnach (CRÉ II), 1976; No. 106 (appears as untitled slip jig). Cotter (Traditional Irish Tin Whistle Tutor), 1989; 60. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 451, p. 88.

Recorded sources: -Green Linnet GLCD 1175, Cherish the Ladies - "New Day Dawning." Green Linnet GLCD 1187, Cherish the Ladies - "One and All: the Best of Cherish the Ladies" (1998. Learned from Brooklyn fiddler Sheila McGuire).

See also listing at:
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]



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