Charley's Frolick

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X:1 T:Charley’s Frolick N:c.f. “John Stenson’s No. 2,” M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:Stephen Grier music manuscript collection (Book 2, c. 1883, No. 180, p. 38) B: http://grier.itma.ie/book-two#?c=0&m=0&s=0&cv=37&z=283.4736%2C301.2192%2C2139.6415%2C925.9929 N:Stephen Grier (c. 1824-1894) was a piper and fiddler from N:Newpark, Bohey, Gortletteragh, south Co. Leitrim. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A ABcA BAcA|ABcA BA F2|ABcA BAcA|fg/a/ ec BA F2:| e2ae feae|e2 ae fe c2|e2 ae feae|(3fga ec BA F2| e2 ae feae|e2 ae fe c2|d2 dc defg|afec BA F2||



CHARLEY'S FROLICK. AKA and see "John Stenson's No. 2." "Charley's Frolick" was entered into Book 2 of the c. 1883 music manuscript collection of County Leitrim fiddler and piper Stephen Grier (c. 1824-1894). The first strain is very close to the first strain of "John Stenson's No. 2," and, although the second strains are much less similar, they share a general melodic similarity.


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