ID of a Donegal highland?

ID of a Donegal highland?

Hi all,

Another question for anyone familiar with Donegal music. I’m wondering about the highland performed by James Byrne (I’m almost positive) at 5:52 in this video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8PVj_NIPM6Y


I’ll also transcribe it below. I was wondering if anyone knew anything about it. If it isn’t here, I’ll add it myself. Thanks in advance!

X:1
T:?
R:Highland
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:Amix

A2B>A c>de>c|A>fe>c d2B>G|A2B>A c>de>f|[1g>fg>e d>fe>c|:|[2g>fg>e d>ef>^g|
a2e>a f<de>f|g>dB>c d>ef>g|a2e>a f<de>f|g>dB>d c>BA>^g|
a2e>a f<de>f|g>fg>e d>ef>g|(3agf (3gfe f>de>c|d>fa>^g a>fe>c|

Re: ID of a Donegal highland?

In the video James Byrne and Dermot McLaughlin are playing the tune.

The second part is very reminisicent of a well-known highland associated with John Doherty, the first part of which goes like this: Ag eA (3Bcd ef| g2 dg Bg dB|…. but that doesn’t help much does it. :)

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Re: ID of a Donegal highland?

Is that "Miss Sarah Drummond of Perth" you’re thinking of, Stiamh? Love that tune!