Bill Clancy's Delight

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X:1 T:Bill Clancy's Delight M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel S:O'Neill - Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems (1907), No. 696 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D d2 fd AFDF|d2 fd egfe|d2 fd AFDF|GEFD EDB,A,| d2 fd AFDF|d2 fd egfe|d2 fd AFDF|dfeg fd d2|| (3FED AD BDAD|(3FED AD CEEG|(3FED AD BDAD|GEFD A,DDG| (3FED AD BDAD|(3FED AD CEEG|Agdf cedB|Agfe fd d2||



BILL CLANCY'S DELIGHT (Taitneam Uilliam Mic Flanncada). AKA and see "Lady Elizabeth Percy's Reel," "Pretty Peggy (1)," "Snuff Box." Irish, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (O'Neill/1850 & 1001): AA'BB' (O'Neill/Krassen). The tune is cognate with "Pretty Peggy (1)," with the parts reversed, and, in particular, in the 2nd strain of "Bill Clancy's." See also "Milestone in the Garden (The)" and the related "Humors of Westport (The)," and see note for "Pretty Peggy (1)" for more on this tune family.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - James O'Neill [O'Neill]. Chicago police Sergeant James O'Neill, a fiddler originally from County Down, was a literate musician and assisted Captain Francis O'Neill with his earlier volumes.

Printed sources : - O'Neill (Krassen); p. 144. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1465, p. 271. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 696, p. 123.

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