The High Road To Galway reel

There are 7 recordings of a tune by this name.

The High Road To Galway has been added to 1 tune set.

The High Road To Galway has been added to 14 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: The High Road To Galway
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
~G3A GE~E2|cABG AE~E2|cBAc BAGB|1 AGEG ABcA:|2 AGEG ABc2||
cdef g2ag|egdg eA~A2|cdef g2ag|gedB A3B|
cdef g2ag|e2de cde=f|=feed dcdB|cAAG AGFA||

Three comments

The High Road to Galway

Learnt off East Galway flute player Sean Moloney’s solo album. The notes says the tune is from Sean’s father Eddie Moloney of Ballinakill. It’s possibly a version of "The New Found Out," or "The Satin Slipper": https://thesession.org/tunes/5268

It’s a bit challenging on the keyless flute, but worth a try.

The high Road

It’s usually played a tone up and is then almost identical to the Satin Slipper.

A version which Willie Clancy also played is in The Rowsome collection of tunes.

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