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from Edward Bunting, Ancient Music of Ireland (Dublin 1840)

Irish leathghléis spoken by Gráinne Yeats
Scottish Gaelic leth-ghleus spoken by Tony Dilworth

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This is the name for the f sharp note, the ‘leading note’ in a scale of g. It seems to state that the name of this string can also refer to the entire tuning of the harp when the f strings are set to f sharp.

See also Tead leagtha, the bass note which is affected by (or defines) the tuning of the harp.

Simon Chadwick 2008

Leithghleas - Half note

See Tead a' leithghleas.

Colm Ó Baoill 2002