Carnanban

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CARNANBAN. AKA and see "Kieran Kelly's Reel," "Old Pigeon on the Gate." Irish, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Randy Miller (2006) suggests: "The title is possible a corruption of the name King Carnabon of Thrace. Carnabon was known in Greek mythology as the Serpent-Holder, the alternate name for the constellation Ophiuchus."

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Miller & Perron (Irish Traditional Fiddle Music), 1977; vol. 3, No. 57. Miller & Perron (Irish Traditional Fiddle Music), 2nd Edition, 2006; p. 55.

Recorded sources: Outlet 1010, Matt Cranitch, Tom Barry, Tomás Ó Canainn - "Na Fili" (1971).




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