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Battle of Aughrim (The)

This is Micho Russell’s version of the famous march “The Battle of Aughrim”. It is not very different from the common version but I love Micho’s phrasing of the tune and thought I’d post his way of playing it.

It is very often followed by another great march, “Napoleon Crossing The Alps”, also know as “Bonnie Crossing The Alps”.

X:1
T:Battle Of Aughrim, The
S:Micho Russell
R:March
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:Ador
|:E2A2 ABcd|e2A2 A3B|d2G2 GABc|d2G2 GABG|
E2A2 ABcd|e2A2 A4|e4 edBd|1 e2A2 A3G:|2 e2A2 a3z||
|:a2e2 efge|a2e2 e3f|g2d2 dcde|g2d2 d3g|
a2e2 efge|a2e2 e3d|c4 BAGA|1 B2A2 A3g:|2 B2A2 A3G||

2 thoughts on “Battle of Aughrim (The)”

  1. Hi Charles,

    This beautiful tune has been on my ‘to do’ list for ages. Thankfully your latest video has prompted me to get on and learn it !

    1. Hey Clive! Glad to hear that! Just to warn you this version is not exactly the most common one. It is close enough but most people play it a bit differently! This is my favourite version though 🙂 Hope you’re keeping well!

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