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OLD SILVER SPEAR, THE. AKA and see "Anderson's Reel (2)," "Five Mile Chase (2)," "Miss Lane's Fancy," "My Love is on the Ocean (1)," "New Mown Meadows (The)," "Silver Spear (The)," "Silver Tip (1) (The)," "Sliabh Bána," "Threepenny Bit (The)," "Top of the Cliff (The)." Irish, Reel. A Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The tune shares only the same second part as "Silver Spear (The)," but there is a considerable overlapping of cognate tunes between 'A' modal and 'D' major branches of the large tune family, often with only one strain shared. See also the related "Five Mile Chase" from Donegal fiddle John Doherty.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Tubridy (Irish Traditional Music, Book Two), 1999; p. 19.

Recorded sources:

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




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