Races at Carrick (The)

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RACES AT CARRICK, THE (Na Ritead ag/sa Carraig/Carriag). AKA and see “Coach Road to Sligo (2) (The),” “Tar Road to Sligo (The).” Irish, Double Jig. B Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The first strain of "Races at Carrick" is shared with “Coach Road to Sligo (2) (The)/Tar Road to Sligo (The),” although the second strains differ.

Source for notated version: "Cronin" [O'Neill]. Chicago fiddler Edward Cronin was originally from Limerick Junction, north County Tipperary.

Printed sources: O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 31. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 836, p. 156. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 99, p. 32.

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