The Otter's Holt

A reel in the key of Bm

There's a poem that goes with it: By my mother's house there was a stream It's here they'd play music and sit and dream From his holt the otter came to listen That's why I composed "Poll an Mhadra Uisce". The second part includes some variations.
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Abc sheet music for Otter's Holt, The
X:1056 T:Otter's Holt, The T:Poll an Madra Uisce R:reel C:Martin "Junior" Crehan (1908-1998) H:There's a poem that goes with it: H: By my mother's house there was a stream H: It's here they'd play music and sit and dream H: From his holt the otter came to listen H: That's why I composed "Poll an Mhadra Uisce". H:The second part includes some variations. D:Matt Molloy 1. D:Music at Matt Molloy's. Z:id:hn-reel-142 M:C| K:Bm fBBA FEFB|A2FB ABde|fBBA FEFB|ABBA ~B3e| fBBA FEFB|A2FB ABde|faaf effe|1 dBAF ~B3e:|2 dBAF ~B3c|| d2fd Adfa|bfaf effe|d2fd Adfa|bfaf ~e3f| ~d2fd Adfa|bfaf efde|fBBA FEFB|ABBA ~B3c|| dAdf a2fa|bfaf effe|dAdf adfa|bfaf ~e3f| d2 (3fed adfa|bfaf efde|fBBA FEFB|ABBA ~B3e||