Mantle on Mantle

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MANTLE ON MANTLE (Falluinn air Fhalluinn). AKA and see "Fhallaingín Mhuimhneach (An)," "Munster Cloak (The)," "Spanish Cloak (The)." Air (6/8 time). D Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The air was popularized by The Chieftains, on their eponymous 1963 album.

Source for notated version: the distinguished sculptor Patrick MacDowell, born in Belfast 1799, d. 1870, via Forde (Joyce). MacDowell collected from all parts of Ireland, and was one of George Petrie's primary sources.

Printed sources: Joyce (Old Irish Folk Music and Songs), 1909; No. 515, pp. 279-280.

Recorded sources:

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




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