Mountains of Kerry (The)

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X:1 T:Mountains of Kerry, The M:C| L:1/8 R:Hornpipe S:O'Neill - Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems (1907), No. 919 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G G2 gd edBA|G2 gd edBG|DGBG AGBG|DGBd cBAB| G2 gd edBA|G2 gd edBd|gfgd ecAF|G2G2G2z2:| |:B3c d2d2|cBcd e2e2|A3B cBcA|Ggfa g2g2| dBdg eceg|fdfa gfge|dBdg ecAF|G2G2G2z2:|]



MOUNTAINS OF KERRY, THE (Sleibte {Na} Ciarraige). AKA and see "Douglas's Favorite Hornpipe," "Doug's Favorite," "Mountain Hornpipe (1) (The)," "Woody's Hornpipe." Irish, Hornpipe. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. County Kerry has the highest mountains in Ireland. Thirteen peaks are classified by the Scottish Mountaineering Club as Furths i.e. mountains over 3,000 feet in the British Isles outside Scotland that are regarded as separate mountains. Ten of these are located in Macgillycuddy's Reeks in County Kerry.

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Printed sources : - O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 208. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1745, p. 324. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 919, p. 157.

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