Annotation:Boys of the Twenty-Five (1)

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BOYS OF (THE) TWENTY FIVE [1]. Irish, Reel. D Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB' (Carlin): AAB (Miller). Popularized by County Fermanagh flute player Cathal McConnell (of the Boys of the Lough), who learned it from County Fermanagh fiddler Mick Hoy (1913-2000).

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Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Carlin (Master Collection of Dance Music for the Violin), 1984; No. 210, p. 124. Miller & Perron (Irish Traditional Fiddle Music, vol. 1), 1977; No. 59. Miller & Perron (Irish Traditional Fiddle Music), 2nd Edition, 2006; p. 53.

Recorded sources: - LoughCD007, Boys of the Lough - "The West of Ireland" (1999). Philo 1026, Boys of the Lough - "Live at Passim" (1975. Learned by flute player Cathal McConnell from fiddler Mick Hoy, who had it from fiddler Andy Cassidy in the 1930's. Hoy was from Cosbytown, Blaney, Enniskillen on the shores of Lough Erne in County Fermanagh).

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