Sliabh Aughty March

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SLIABH AUGHTY MARCH, THE. AKA - "Father Kelly's March." Irish, March (4/4 time). G Major: F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA’BB’. This popular ceili band tune was composed by Father P.J. Kelly, a Columban priest from Woodford, County Galway, notes Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin. The Sliabh Aughty mountains stretch from east Clare to East Galway. Note the similarity with Kelly's own reel "Rossmore Jetty (The)"/"Father Kelly's Reel (1)."

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Printed sources:

Recorded sources: Celtic Crossings CD0299-02, Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin & Patrick Ourceau – “Tracin” (1999. Learned from east Galway/London fiddler Lucy Farr).




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