Small Hills of Offaly

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X:1 T: Small Hills of Offaly S: J.Kelly - P.O'Brien Q: 350 R: reel Z:Transcribed by Bill Black M: 4/4 L: 1/8 K: D d2 Af dBAF | (3ABA EA cege | d2 Af dBAF | EFGE BEGE | d2 Af dBAF | (3ABA EA cege | d2 Af dBAF | EAGE D2 Ac :| |:d3 f a2 af | egfd cAeA | d3 f a2 af | egfd cAGA | defg a3 f | egfd cAGA | cded cAGA | FDGE FD D2 :|



SMALL HILLS OF OFFALY, THE (Cnocáin Uíbh Fhailí). AKA – “The Little Hills of Offaly.” Irish, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by button accordion player Paddy O’Brien (originally from Offaly) in 1967.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - the recording by O’Brien and Kelly [Black].

Printed sources : - Black (Music’s the Very Best Thing), 1996; No. 165, p. 87.

Recorded sources: -Drumlin Records and Croisín Music BTCD01, Brian McNamara & Tim Collins - "Reed Only" (2007). Shanachie 29015, Paddy O'Brien & James Kelly "Is it yourself?" (1979). Shanachie 34014, James Kelly, Paddy O’Brien & Daithi Sproule – “Traditional Music of Ireland” (1995). Shanachie 78030, Danú – "Think Before You Think" (2000).

See also listing at:
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]


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