Rushy Mountain (The)

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X:1 T:Rushy Mountain, The M:2/4 R:Air L:1/8 Q:"Moderate" S:O’Neill – Music of Ireland (1903), No. 93 Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D A | Ad df | (e/d/c/d/) ea | fd Be | (d2 c)A | Ad df | (e/d/c/d/) ed | cA B^G | A2 z || d | .c.A .A.d | .c.A .A.d | (c/d/e/f/) gf | (f2 e)d | .c.A .A.d. | cA fd | (c/d/e/f/) gc | d2 z ||

RUSHY MOUNTAIN, THE (Sliab Luacra). AKA and see "British Grenadiers (2) (The)," "Lass of Richmond Hill (The)." Irish, Air (2/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Sliabh Luacra (the Rushy Mountain) is a region in south western Ireland on the Cork-Kerry border. The tune, however, is not associated with the region but rather is a version of "Lass of Richmond Hill (The)," a popular song with music by the popular songwriter James Hook (composer) (1746-1827) to words by Leonard McNally (1752-1820).

Additional notes

Printed sources : - O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 93, p. 17.

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