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X:1 T:Sport [2] M:6/8 L:1/8 Q:115 C:Peadar O'Riada R:jig D:Amidst These Hills (Bar/None Records) Z:Philippe Varlet K:D AdF ~A3|GBE GFG|AdF ~A3|GEB cde| AdF ~A3|GBE ~G3|cdc A2A|GEA D3:|| cBc dcd|cec ~A2g|fed ged|c/d/ec A2g| ~f3 ~g3|f/g/af d2e|fdF AFA|GEA D3:|| AGG AEE|AGE EDD|AGG c2e|dcA AGE| AGG AEE|AGE EDD|1 cdc A2A| GEA DE/F/G:|2 cdc A2G|EAA D3||

SPORT [2]. AKA and see “Coolea Jig (The).” Irish, Jig (6/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). Composed by whistle player Peadar O’Riada (son of Sean Ó Riada) of Cuil Aodha (Coolea), County Cork, who was inspired to compose the melody while watching children at play (sport = fun). Some see similarities with “Hag with the Money (The).”

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Recorded sources : - Bar/None Records AHAON-053,Peadar O’Riada – “Amidst These Hills” (1994). Mor Music MOR CD 001,Micheal O’Raghallaigh – “The Nervous Man" (2001). Narada 70876-19196-2-2, Altan - "Local Ground" (2005).

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