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 Theme code Index    1115L 1143b
 Also known as    Con Carthy's, Con Carthy's Favorite
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Slide
 Key/Tonic of    B
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Aeolian (minor)
 Time signature    12/8
 History    IRELAND(Munster)
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Terry Moylan
 Book/Manuscript title    Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 13, p. 8
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1994
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 Title of recording    
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CON CARTHY'S FAVOURITE. Irish, Slide (12/8 time). Ireland, Sliabh Luachra region of the Cork-Kerry border. B Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tonality is indeterminate: the tune begins on a G chord in the 'A' part and a D chord in the 'B' part but resolves to an E minor at both cadences.

Sources for notated versions: recorded in November, 1970, by Breandan Breathnach from the playing of accordion player Johnny O'Leary (Sliabh Luachra) [Moylan]; set dance music recorded at Na Píobairí Uilleann, in the 1980's [Taylor].

Printed sources: Moylan (Johnny O'Leary), 1994; No. 13, p. 8. Taylor (Music for the Sets, Yellow Book), 1995; p. 13.


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