Pride of Ahamore

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X: 1 T: Pride of Ahamore T: P\'earla an Achaidh Mh\'oir S: B.Breathnach: "Ceol Rince na hEireann" II/272 Z: B.Black L: 1/8 M: 4/4 R: reel K: G AG|(3FED FA dfed|(3cBA BG EFGE|(3FED FA dfed|cABG E2 D2| (3FED FA dfed|cABG EFGE|(3FED FA dfed|cABG E2 D || E|(3FED AD FGAB|cBcG EFGE|(3FED AF GABc|dABG E2 D2| (3FED AD FGAB|cBcG EFGE|(3FED AF FGAB|cBcG E2 D2 ||



PRIDE OF AHAMORE (Péarla an Achaidh Mhóir). AKA and see "Famous Ballymote (The)." Irish, Reel. D Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Breathnach (1976) says the reel was from the repertoire of piper John Gorman, born in Beile Uí Dhálaigh, County Roscommon. Researchers Fr. John Quinn and Conor Ward link "Pride of Ahamore" with the "Famous Ballymote (The)" tune family that includes "Marquis of Huntly's Reel (3)," "Pleasant Gardens (The)," "Roast Beef from London," "Rock Reel (The), "Skibbereen Lasses (The)," and "Sporting Days of Easter (4) (The)."


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - fiddler Johnny Henry, 1966 (Ballymote, Co. Sligo, Ireland) [Breathnach].

Printed sources : - Breathnach (Ceol Rince na hÉireann vol. II), 1976; No. 272, p. 140.



See also listing at :
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]
Jane Keefer's Folk Music: An Index of Recorded Sources [2].



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