Craoibhin's Salute (The)
CRAOIBHIN'S SALUTE, THE. Irish, March. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB'. The title perhaps refers to Douglas Hyde (1860-1949) who was known by his Gaelic name, An Craoibhin Aoibhinn. He founded the Gaelic League in 1893 to aid in the revival of Irish language and literature. A teacher an writer, Hyde became president of Eire in 1938, holding office through World War II.
Printed source: Roche Collection, 1982; vol. 2, p. 56, No. 328.
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