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Garrett Barry's Jig

Year of composition
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
2 minutes
World music
Solo instrument
Instrumental parts
Not available

"Garrett Barry's" is a great, driving traditional Irish jig that has that mixolydian fire! It flows well through the melody, while the LH supports the tune with strong drones and a bit of counter melody. Popular in sessions and ceilidhs,it's not too hard, unless you want to go very fast! D mixolydian (one sharp), no accidentals. Requires full range lever or pedal harp. A few fingerings are noted, incl. triplet ornamentation. Medley this tune with "Fling the Spurtle" here on Sibelius Music for use in Irish dancing. Published by Lyrica Press.

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