Ballroom Favourite (2)
X: 1 T: Ballroom Favorite  S: Treoir (as a barn dance) Z: B. Black M: 2/4 L: 1/8 R: hornpipe K: D F/G/|AF A>A|BG B>B|c/B/c/d/ e/d/c/d/|\ (3e/f/e/ d/B/ A/G/F/G/| AF A>A| BG B>B|c/B/c/d/ e/d/c/d/|\ (3e/f/e/ d/c/ d :| |:z|ab/a/ fd|c/d/e/f/ g2|g/f/g/e/ BA/B/|\ d/e/f/g/ aa| AF A>A|BG B>B|g/f/g/e/ c/A/ (3B/c/d/|\ (3e/f/e/ d/c/ d :|
BALLROOM FAVOURITE NO. 2. Irish, "Barn Dance" (4/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning. AABB. The tune is a distanced variant of "Mrs. Kenny's Barndance" (also known as "Woodland Flowers "), recorded by Michael Coleman.
Source for notated version: from a 1934 Decca 78 RPM recording of flute player John McKenna (1880-1947) and banjo player Michael Gaffney, both originally from County Leitrim, via accordion player Charlie Harris (County Galway) [Taylor].
Printed source: Taylor (Through the Half-Door), 1992; No. 68, pg. 48.
Recorded source: Shaskeen - "The Joys of Life."