Mountain Rose (The)

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X:1 T:Mountain Rose, The M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel S:O'Neill - Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems (1907), No. 763 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Ador gf|eA (3AAA e2 dc|BAGA BcdB|eA (3AAA ecdc|BAGB Agfg| eA (3AAA (3efg dc|BAGA Bcdf|eaag (3efg dc|BAGB A2|| z2|BGBd gfga|bgaf gedf|eaab agab|c'2 ba gedc| BGBd gfga|bgaf gedf|eaag (3efg dc|BAGB A2||



MOUNTAIN ROSE, THE (Ros an t-Sleib). Irish, Reel. A Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (O'Neill/1850 & 1001): ABB' (O'Neill/Krassen). The first strain of "Mountain Rose" is cognate with the first strain of a large family of tunes that inlcudes "Ballylander's Reel," "Castlebar Traveler (The)," "Gossan that Beat his Father (The)," “Humors of Loughrea (The),” “Laurel Bush (The),” "Lochiel's Rant," "Lochiel's Awa' to France (but he'll come again)," "Long Chase (The)," "Lough Isles Return," "Mulcahy's," "Mulvihill's Reel (3)," "New Year's Night," "On the Sly," "Reel of Bogie (1) (The)," "Showman's Reel (The)," "Spence's Reel (1)," "Style of Ballylanders," "West Gale (The)," and "Yeoman's Reel (The)." Both strains are related to Stephen Grier's "Bring out Your Wife and Air Her," although the second strains are more distanced.

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Printed sources : - O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 161. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1549, p. 286. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 763, p. 133.

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