The Sword In The Hand reel

Also known as Around The World For Sport, Conolon’s Dream, Cork Lasses, The Little Pig Lamenting The Empty Trough, The Rambler In Cork, Round The World For Sport, Sally On The Shore, The Sporting Boys Of Summer, The Sword In Hand, Wynnie Flynn’s.

There are 19 recordings of a tune by this name.

A tune by this name has been recorded together with The Enchanted Lady (lots of times), The Holy Land (lots of times), Rip The Calico (lots of times), The Leitrim Fancy (a few times).

The Sword In The Hand has been added to 87 tunebooks.

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Two settings

X: 1
T: The Sword In The Hand
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Edor
F|G2BG FGAF|EBBA BGEF|~G2BG FGAd|(3Bcd AG FDDF|
~G3B ~F3A|EBBA BGEF|GABG FGAd|(3Bcd AG FDDg||
fdec dBAF|EBBA BGEg|fdec dBAF|GAAG FDDg|
fdec dBAF|EBBA BGEg|fdec dBAF|GA (3BAG FDD||
ABC
X: 2
T: The Sword In The Hand
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Edor
|G2BG FAAF|EBBA BGEF|G2BG FAAB|dBAG FDDF|
G2 BG FAAF|EBBA BGEF|GABG FAAB|dBAG FDDg||
|f2 ec dBAF|EBBA BGEg|f2 ec dBAF|GBAG FDDg|
f2 ec dBAF|EBBA BGEg|f2 ec dBAF|GBAG FDDF||
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The Sword In The Hand

Source: Matt Molloy & Sean Keane: "Contentment Is Wealth"
Transcription: Gian marco Pietrasanta

a reel version of the Leitrim jig. On their record Out of the wind.. The Bothy band started the set with the jig and then played the reel.