The Star of Munster

star of munster
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According to one resource, this is the seventh most-recorded Irish tune. It can be found in O’Neill’s Dance Music of Ireland (1907). It is a reel in the dorian mode.

The ‘Star’ in question would have been a beautiful woman (cf. The Star of the County Down).

The Jones Boys play highly accomplished traditional music from Ireland, England, Scotland, Brittany, Sweden, Bulgaria …

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