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Farewell to Connaught

“Farewell To Connaught” is a reel I learned with my friend Gilles Tabary, a flute player from France who has been living in Switzerland for many year. He was visiting during the Russell Memorial Weekend back in 2013 and we took some time to swap a few tunes.

X:1
T:Farewell To Connaught
M:4/4
R:Reel
K:Dmix
|:D2ED EGAB|cBcd cAGc|Add^c d2^cd|ed^cd edd2|
D2ED (3EFG AB|cBcd c2AG|ABAG EGAB|1 cAGE EDDE:|2 cAGE EDD2||
|:eggf g2ed|cded cAAg|eaag a2ag|eaag edcd|
eggf g2ed|cded cAAG|ABAG EGAB|cAGE EDD2:||

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