Sheet Music: The Races at Carrick

TitleThe Races at Carrick
Alternate titlesThe Coach Road to Sligo
The Tar Road to Sligo
ComposerTraditional Irish
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyD major
RangeF#4–B5
Time signature6/8
Tempo100 BPM
Performance time0:40
Difficulty leveleasy
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Date added2022-06-29
Last updated2022-06-29
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Jigs, Traditional/Folk

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Wednesday 29 June 2022

Tune of the Day: The Races at Carrick

Traditional Irish jig

The earliest known appearance of this jig is in Francis O'Neill's celebrated collection Music of Ireland, published in Chicago in 1903. Carrick is a name shared by over 30 townlands all over Ireland, so it seems difficult to establish which one the title might refer to.