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X:39 T:Brian O'Niel. WI.039 M:6/8 L:1/8 Q:3/8=130 N:O'Neill's "Barney O'Neill" B:Wm Irwin, 1838 MS, AGG's Transcription R:.Jig O:England A:Lake District Z:vmp.Chris Partington.2005 K:D B|AFD D2d|B2d A2B|AFD DCD|EFE E2B| AFD D2d|B2d A2B|F2A E2F|DED D2:| |:f/g/|afd d2a|f2af2a|afd dcd|efe efg| fed B2d|A2B F2A|F2A E2F|DED D2:|



BARNEY O'NEILL (Brian Ua Neill). AKA and see "Doctor O'Neill (2)." Irish, Double Jig (6/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The jig is a member of the "Young Tim Murphy," "Kitty Lie Over" tune family. A variant appears in the mid-19th century James Goodman (1828-1896, County Cork) manuscripts under the title "Doctor O'Neill," and, still earlier, a version under the title "Brian O'Niel" in the 1838 music copybook of Lake District (northwest England) musician William Irwin.


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Printed sources : - O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 71. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1106, p. 208. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 296, p. 64. Sweet (Fifer's Delight), 1964; p. 28.



See also listing at :
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings Index [1]
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [2]



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