Mount Phoebus' Hunt

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MOUNT PHOEBUS' HUNT. AKA and see "Galtee Hunt (1)," "Hunt (1) (The)." AKA - "The Phoebus Hunt," "Mountfamous Hunt." Irish, Set Dance (4/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. The tune is particularly associated with County Clare musicians and is often known as "The Hunt" (in West Clare) or the "Galtee Hunt." The set dance which this tune accompanies is said to be intricate and difficult. The Castle Céilí Band recorded the tune their eponymous 1973 album, re-recorded on their 2001 "Reunion Concert."

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Tubridy (Irish Traditional Music, Book Two), 1999; p. 15.

Recorded sources: BODCD 001, Bríd O'Donohue - "Tobar an Dúchais: Solo Traditional Irish Tin Whistle Music from County Clare" (2005). Bernard O'Sullivan And Tommy McMahon - "Clare Concertinas" (1974). Willie Clancy - "The Gold Ring." Twin Records Ireland TRICD003, Johnny McCarthy - "Solo Run" ().

See also listing at:
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]
Hear the Castle Céilí Band's 1972 recording (as "Galtee Hunt") at the Comhaltas Archive [2]




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