Humors of Ballydesmond (The)

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X: 1 T:Humours of Ballydesmond, The T:Knocknabower Polka # 1, The R:polka D:Davy Spillane: Atlantic Bridge Z:id:hn-polka-11 M:2/4 L:1/8 F:http://norbeck.nu/abc/i/hnp0.abc K:G GD G>A|Bd de/f/|gB B/A/G/A/|BA AB/A/| GD G>A|Bd de/f/|gB AB/A/|G2 G>A:| |:Bd g>f|fe e/f/g/e/|dB B/A/G/A/|BA AG/A/| Bd g>f|fe e/f/g/e/|dB AB/A/|1 G2 G>A:|2 G2 Gd|| |:gg ag/a/|b2 ba|gg ag/a/|b2 ba| ge e/f/g/e/|dB g>e|dB AB/A/|1 G2 Gd:|2 G2 G>A||



HUMOURS OF BALLYDESMOND, THE. AKA and see "Din Tarrant's (5)," "Knocknaboul Polka (1) (The)," "Knocknabower Polka (1)," "Little Green Cottage (The)," "Scartaglen Polka (1) (The)," "Trooper and the Maid (The)." Irish, Polka (2/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCC. The Sliabh Luachra town of Ballydesmond was established in the 1830's as a planned village at the junction of two newly built roads, among the first in the interior of the hilly region. "If I Had Maggie in the Wood" or "Maggie in the Woods" is a similar melody.


Additional notes



Printed sources : - Miller & Perron (Irish Traditional Fiddle Music), 2nd Edition, 2006; p. 131.

Recorded sources : - Globestyle Irish CDORBD 085, The Kerry Fiddle Trio - "The Rushy Mountain" (1994. Reissue of Topic recordings). Topic 12T309, Padraig O'Keeffe, Denis Murphy & Julia Clifford - "Kerry Fiddles" (1977).

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



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