Barnacle Waltz (The)

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BARNACLE (WALTZ), THE. Irish, English; Waltz or Redowa. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCC: AABBC (Kennedy). Versions of this tune is known in Ireland under the titles "Joe O'Dowd's Mazurka" and "Jackie Donnan's Mazurka." See also "Limerick Waltz (2) (The)" from the mid-19th century music manuscript collection of uilleann piper and Church of Ireland cleric James Goodman.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Kennedy (Fiddlers Tune Book, vol. 2), 1954; p. 33. Raven (English Country Dance Tunes), 1984; p. 132. Roche (Collection of Traditional Irish Music, vol. 3), 1927; p. 50, No. 152.

Recorded sources:




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