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X:1 T:Carey's Dream L:1/8 M:C S:Joyce - Old Irish Folk Music and Songs (1909) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D A2AF DFAF|GFEF GBdB|A2 AF DFAF|GBAG FDdB| A2 AF DFAF|GFEF GBdB|ABAF dcdA|GBAG FD D2|| d4 d2 ed|cdef gfed|cAeA fAeA|cdef gfed| faeg afge|cege d>efg|afge fdec|dABG FAdB||



CAREY'S DREAM (Aisling Uí Chiardha). AKA and see "Cameronian Reel (1) (The)," "Carey's Reel," "Roger's Fancy," "Reel (74)." Irish, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. A version of the tune was entered as an untitled reel in Book 2 of County Leitrim fiddler and piper Stephen Grier's (c. 1824-1894) large c. 1883 music manuscript collection (for which see "Reel (74)).

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - one of "two very old well-written manuscripts lent to me in 1873 by Mr. J. O'Sullivan" (Bruff, Co. Limerick) [Joyce]; piper Seán Potts (Ireland) [Breathnach].

Printed sources : - Breathnach (CRÉ I), 1963; No. 128, p. 52. Joyce (Old Irish Folk Music and Songs), 1909; No. 236, p. 114.

Recorded sources: -



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