Black Road to Loughrea

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 Theme code Index    5L417b 52H7b4
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    Bill Black
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    NONE
 Mode    Dorian
 Time signature    4/4
 Editor/Compiler    Bill Black
 Book/Manuscript title    Music's the Very Best Thing
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 132, p. 69
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1996
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   ()   

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BLACK ROAD TO LOUGHREA. Irish, Reel. D Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by Falmouth, Massachusetts, musician and writer Bill Black (as "a salute to the musicians of East Galway and their great D-minor tunes"), named for a lonely stretch of road in the mountains between Ballinakill and Loughrea.

Printed source: Black (Music's the Very Best Thing), 1996; No. 132, p. 69.