Humors of Carrigaholt (The)
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HUMOURS OF CARRIGAHOLT (Pléaráca Charraig an Chabhaltaigh). Irish, Reel. D Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Breathnach, Cranitch): AABB (Miller & Perron). Carrigaholt is near the southwestern tip of County Clare. The original Irish name is Carraig an Chabhaltaigh, which translates as "rock of the fleet", and is probably a reference to a nearby place on the Shannon River that was once used as an anchorage.
Source for notated version: fiddler John Kelly (Co. Clare/Dublin, Ireland) [Breathnach].
Printed sources: Breathanach (CRÉ III), 1985; No. 133, p. 63. Comhaltas Ceotoiri (Ag Deanamh Ceoil). Cranitch (Irish Fiddle Book), 1996; p. 90. Miller & Perron (Irish Traditional Fiddle Music), 1977; vol. 1, No. 17. Miller & Perron (Irish Traditional Fiddle Music), 2nd Edition, 2006; p. 76. Vallely (Play Tin Whistle with the Armagh Pipers Club), vol. 3, 1973; 12.
Recorded sources: Gael-Linn Records CEF 018, John Kelly & Willie Clancy - "Seoda Ceoil I" (1968). Any Old Time - "The Crossing." Ossian Records, Matt Cranitch - "The Irish Fiddle Book" (companion tape to the tutor). Shanachie 79024, "Chieftains 4" (1973. Played on tin whistle by Sean Potts in the middle of the "Drowsy Maggie" track).