Sheet Music: The Steeplechase

TitleThe Steeplechase
Alternate titlesCarrigaline
A Hard Road To Travel
The Milestone
The Rock Of Cashel
ComposerTraditional Irish
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyF major
RangeC4–D6
Time signature4/4
Tempo160 BPM
Performance time0:50
Difficulty leveleasy
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Date added2015-04-07
Last updated2015-04-07
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Categories
Celtic Music, Reels, Traditional/Folk

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Tuesday 7 April 2015

Tune of the Day: The Steeplechase

Traditional Irish reel

This melody was famously recorded in New York for Crown Records by County Sligo fiddlers Paddy Killoran and Paddy Sweeney, who backed it with “Ah, Surely” in the early 1930s.

The tune was also published in O'Neill's Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies (1903), under the name “Carrigaline”.