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RATHAWAUN. AKA and see "Frost is All Under (The), “Hare in the Corn (6), "Old Hag in the Corner (1) (The)” Irish, Single or Double Jig, or Slide (12/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune was paired with "Hare in the Corn (4) (The)" on Co. Kerry fiddling siblings Denis Murphy and Julia Clifford's influential 1969 recording. The "Hare in the Corn" alternate title for this tune (played variously as a single or double jig, or a slide) may have become attached due to this pairing.

Source for notated version: Planxty, Dennis Murphy and Julia Clifford (Co. Kerry) [Sullivan].

Printed sources: Sullivan (Session Tunes, vol. 3), n.d.; No. 5, p. 3.

Recorded sources: Claddagh CC5CD, Denis Murphy & Julia Clifford - "The Star above the Garter" (1969).

See also listing at:
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]
See/hear Denis Murphy playing the set on youtube.com [2]




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