X:1 % T:Burns' Reel M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"Very Quickly" S:"I got this tune from Proinseas mac Suibhne, who had it S:from Nabla ni h-Anluain, an old fiddler, now (August, 1903) S:in the Workhouse at Dun-Fionnchon. She was one of the evicted S:tenants of Fal-carrach on the Olphert Estate." B:Padraig Mac Aodh O'Neill - Songs of Uladh (1904, p. 18) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G Bd dd|dg dd|dg dB|BA AA| Bd dd|gd ed|BG AG|(EG) G2:| egdg|ag bg|eg dg|ag b/a/g| eg dg|ag bg|egdg|g2 g2| eg dg|ag bg|egdg|eg dg| bg a(g|g)d ed|BG AG|(EG) G2||
BURNS'S REEL. AKA - "Burns' Reel." AKA and see "Byrne's Reel," "Within a Mile of Clonbur." Irish, Reel (2/4 or cut time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The tune was published by Padraig Mac Aodh O'Neill in his Songs of Uladh (1904), and was collected by him in 1903 in Donegal from the playing of an elderly fiddler named Nabla Ni hAnluain.