T: The Ballydesmond
|:EFG A2 B c2 d e3|G2 E EDE G2 E D2 G|
EFG A2 B c2 d e2 f|1 g3 ded B2 A A2 G:|2 g3 ded B2 A A3|]
|:a3 a2 b a2 g e2 f|g3 gfe def g2 d|
efg a2 b a2 g e2 f|g3 ded B2 A A3:|]
There are 12 recordings of this tune.
The Ballydesmond has been added to 13 tunebooks.
To my ears, this tune sounds wholesome and distinct enough that it didn’t initially occur to me that it was simply a slide version of one of the Ballydesmond polkas. I didn’t locate any transcriptions of this version on The Session, so I thought I’d post it. I heard it from Danu’s Buan album.
For reference: https://thesession.org/tunes/238