An Mhallaidh Gharbh strathspey

Also known as An Mhallaidh Gharbh Highland Fling.

There are 2 recordings of a tune by this name.

An Mhallaidh Gharbh has been added to 8 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: An Mhallaidh Gharbh
R: strathspey
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Ador
|:E>GA>B c2 B>A|G>Bd>c B<GF>G|E>GA>B c>Bc>d|(3efg d>g B<AA>G:|
A<aa>g a2 g>e|d<Bg>d B>AG>B|A<aa>g a2 g>e|d<Bg>d B<AA>B|
A<aa>g a2 g>e|d<Bg>d B>AG>B|A<EA>B c>Bc>d|(3efg d>g B<AA>G||

Two comments

An Mhallaidh Gharbh (highland)

From the playing of Ciarán Ó Maonaigh and Aidan O’Donnell. The late James Byrne of Glencolmcille is cited as the source, but it is suggested that the tune has been circulated across Donegal. In South Ulster, it’s played as a single reel. Watch Cathal McConnell, Gerry O’Connor and Martin Quinn play the reel version of the tune: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=67hmazNQXpk

Re: An Mhallaidh Gharbh

Con Cassidy of Teelin also played a lovely version.