Craoibhin's Salute (The)

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 Theme code Index    6633 5531H
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    March/Marche
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    3 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 Structure    AABB'
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Frank Roche
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Collection of Traditional Irish Music vol. 2
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 328, p. 56
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1982
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   ()   

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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