Lasses of Labasheeda

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LASSES OF LABASHEEDA. Irish, Jig (6/8 time). A Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Labasheeda (Leaba Shioda) is a village in County Clare, twenty-two miles east of Ennis. It is set in a picturesque spot on a peninsula on the banks of the Shannon estuary, near Glin. There is a traditional Irish set dance called the Labasheeda Reel Set. The first strain is cognate with a untitled jig in George Petrie's manuscripts that appears as "County Clare Jig" in Stanford/Petrie (1905, No. 943), for which see "Jig (37)."

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Kennedy (Traditional Dance Music of Britain and Ireland: Jigs & Quicksteps, Trips & Humours), 1997; No. 102, p. 25.

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