Lough Allen (1)

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LOUGH ALLEN [1] (Loc-Aillinne). AKA and see "Box about the Fireplace," "Mill Stream (The)," "Millstream (The)." Irish, Reel or Hornpipe. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). ABB (O'Neill/1850 & 1001): AA'BB (O'Neill/Krassen). Lough Allen [1] is a lake 8 miles long and 3 miles wide located in County Leitrim and County Roscommon in the north of Ireland; it is deep and famous for its fishing. The upper Shannon River flows through it, and together with Lough Ree and Lough Derg it makes up the great Shannon Lakes. The territory was in ancient times under control of the O'Rourke clan and its subdivisions.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Levey (Dance Music of Ireland, 2nd Collection), 1873; p. 8 (appears as an untitled hornpipe). O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 117. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1321, p. 247. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 582, p. 107.

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