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Lanchrobh

from Edward Bunting, The Ancient Music of Ireland (Dublin 1840), Page 27: Double notes, chords, etc. for the right hand.


Irish lánchrobh spoken by Gráinne Yeats
Scottish Gaelic làn-chrobh spoken by Tony Dilworth

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“By thumb, first, second, and third fingers; a chord of four notes.”

Simon Chadwick 2008


This figure is the fourth in a series of four right hand (bass) chords given on page 27. All are arpeggiated downwards and this is pointed out in the text. Each is given in two alternative positions on the harp but using the same intervals and fingerings.

Simon Chadwick 2008


Lanchrobh - Full hand

Lánchrobh, a compound of the adjective lán, 'full', and crobh (see Ceann an chruibh).

Colm Ó Baoill 2002