Callaghan's Reel (2)

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X:1 T:Callaghan's Reel [2] M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G G3A Bdgd | BABG A~E3 | GBAF GABd | (3efg fa gedB | ~G3A Bdgd | BABG A~E3 | GBAF GABd | egfa g4 || {a}gfga b2 af | gaba gfed | (3Bcd AB GABd | e2 af gfed | Gfga b2 af | gaba gfed | (3Bcd AB GABd | (3efg af gedB ||



CALLAGHAN'S (REEL) [2]. AKA and see "Ríl Uí Cheallacháin." AKA and see "Concert Reel (4) (The)," "Denis Murphy's Reel (1)," "Doon Reel (4) (The)," "Now She's Purring," "O'Callaghan's Reel." Irish, Reel. Ireland, County Kerry. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (most versions): AABB (Miller). The third of the three "Doon Reels" learned from fiddler Cal Callaghan, of Doon, Kerry, who taught Padraig O'Keefe, himself an influential fiddler and teacher in the Sliabh Luachra region. There are several reels named "Callaghan" or "O'Callaghan" attributed to the source.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - fiddler Denis Murphy , 1966 (Gneeveguilla, Co. Kerry, Ireland) [Breathnach]; New Jersey flute player Mike Rafferty, born in Ballinakill, Co. Galway, in 1926 [Harker]; banjo player Mick O'Connor [Bulmer & Sharpley].

Printed sources : - Breathnach (CRÉ II), 1976; No. 131, p. 71. Breathnach (CRÉ III), 1985; No. 88 (appears as "Gan Ainm/No title"). Bulmer & Sharpley (Music from Ireland, vol. 4), 1976; No. 3. Harker (300 Tunes from Mike Rafferty), 2005; No. 102, p. 32. Miller (Fiddler's Throne), 2004; No. 133, p. 88. Vallely (Armagh Pipers Club Play 50 Reels), 1982; No. 34, p. 17.

Recorded sources: -Topic Records 12T176, Con Curtin & Denis McMahon - "Paddy in the Smoke" (1968).

See also listing at:
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1].



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