Cahill's Courtship

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X:1 T:Cahill's Courtship M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel S:O'Neill - Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems (1907), No. 567 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D A,2|D2 FD EDCA,|D2 FD dBAF|D2 FD EDB,B|AGFE DGFE| D2 FD EDCA,|D2 FD dBAF|D2 FD EDB,B|AGFE D2|| (3ABc|dAFA BAFA|dAFD EDB,A,|DAFA BAFB|AGFE D2 (3ABc| dAFA BAFA|dAFD EDB,A,|DEFG AdcB|AGFE DGFE||



CAHILL'S COURTSHIP (Suiride Uí Catail). Irish, Reel (cut time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (O'Neill/1850): AABB' (O'Neill/Krassen). The tune is unique to the O'Neill collections.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - "Cahill" [O'Neill]. Probably an attribution to Chicago Police Sergeant James Cahill, a native of Kildare. Cahill was a piper and pipe-maker and made a number of fine instruments from the workshop in back of his house in the city.

Printed sources : - O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 115. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1303, p. 244. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 567, p. 105

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