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PLANXTY DAVIS ("Pleraca Daibis" or "Plearaca Daiti"). AKA and see "Killicrankie (2)," "Battle of Kilicrankie." Irish, Hornpipe or Long Dance (2/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (O'Neill/Krassen): AABB (O'Neill/1001). One of the supposed seven or eight hundred compositions of the ancient harper Thomas O'Connellan (d. 1698), almost all of which are lost. It is known in Scotland as “Battle of Kilicrankie/Killiecrankie.” See also note for “Breach of Aughrim (The)” for more on O’Connellan.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 165. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1561, p. 289. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 973, p. 167.

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