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X:1 T:Slieve Donard M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Air N:”Very Ancient” Q:”Moderato” B:Smollet Holden - Collection of favourite Irish Airs (London, c. 1841; p. 18) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Dmin F2|A2c2c2|defdcB|ABcAGF|G4A2|A2d2 ^ce| d2D2E2|FAFFEF|D4::c=B|c3 ecB|c2d2e2| f2e2d2|e4 d^c|d2D2E2|F2G2A2|dcBAGB| A4 AB|c2 Acfd|c2 BAGF|B2 AFGE|F4:|]



Travel poster showing Slieve Donard in background of an Ulster golf course.

SLIEVE DONARD. Irish, Air (3/4 time). D Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Slieve Donard [1], at 2,790 ft. (850 metres), is the largest peak in the northern half of the island of Ireland, located on the eastern coast of County Down, overlooking the Irish Sea. It is part of the mountains of Mourne.

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Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Smollet Holden (Collection of favourite Irish Airs), London, c. 1841; p. 18.

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