Long Hills of Mourne (1) (The)

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X:1 T:The Old Bush T:The Long Hills of Mourne [1] N:printed settings include CRE I 105, O'Neill's DMI 781 N:("Captain Rock") and Petrie's "Complete Collection" no. 907 R: reel M:4/4 L:1/8 K:Dmix A2 GA cA ~A2|d^cde fdec|A2 GA cAGA | dfef cAdc | A2 GA cAGB|Add^c defg|(3agf (3gfe fde^c | dfed cA A2 || eg ~g2 edcd|efge ~c3 d|eg ~g2 afge | dfed cA A2 | eg ~g2 ag ~g2|fgfe defg|(3agf (3gfe fde^c | dfed cA A2 ||



LONG HILLS OF MOURNE [1] (Cnoic Fhada Mhughdhorna). AKA and see "Bush Reel (The)," "Captain Rock (2)," "Old Bush (1) (The)." Irish, Reel. A Dorian? D Mixolydian?. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Breathnach (1963) notes that George Petrie has an untitled version (Stanford/Petrie Complete Collection, 1905, No. 907) and says it is a County Clare reel. Elsewhere, Petrie says that his "Peggy is your head sick" when danced to goes by the name of "Long Hills of Mourne," but the melodies to the tunes usually played under those names are not similar. See note to "Old Bush (1) (The)" for more.


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - piper Seán Potts (Ireland) [Breathnach].

Printed sources : - Breathnach (Ceol Rince na hÉireann vol. I), 1963; No. 105, p. 44.






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