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Maids of Mount Kisco (The)

The Maids of Mount Kisco (often spelled “Mount Cisco”) is a very popular session tune. Mount Kisco is actually a place in New York State. I have learned this great reel through various sessions and associate it with the playing of two great ladies in particular, Kitty Hayes and Elizabeth Crotty.

I recorded a video of this tune back in November 2015, there are a good few mistakes in it but you can have a listen below. I’ll try to upload a new video soon!

X:1
T:Maids of Mount Kisco, The
R:reel
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:Ador
|:E~A3 BGAG|E~A3 BGAG|E~G3 A~G3|E~G3 EGDG|
E~A3 BGAG|E~A3 BABd|efge a2ge|1 dBGB A2AG:|2 dBGB A2AB||
|:A2AB dBAB|G2BG DGBG|A2AB d2Bd|1 efge dBGB:|2 edge d2 (3Bcd||
|:e~a3 bgag|egdB GABd|e~a3 bgaf|gdBd g2ge|
a2af g2ge|dedB GABd|e~A3 efge|1 dBGB A2 (3Bcd:|2 dBGB ~A3G||

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