Annotation:Clare Reel (The)

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X: 1 T:Clare Reel, The B:CRE2.138 (Ríl an Chláir) F:file ID: cre.2/039clare Q:180 L:1/8 M:4/4 R:reel K:G D3E FGAF|G2 G2 BGAF|D2 DE FGAG|1 Addc AGGF:|\ [2 Addc AG G2|| Bcde fgaf|g2 g2 gbaf|d3e fgag|fdcA AG G2:|

CLARE REEL, THE (Ríl an Chláir). AKA and see "Drunken Maids of Ardnaree (The)," "Drunken Wives of Fochabers (The)," "Last Word," "Miss Nicoll's Favourite," "Scolding Wife (1) (The)." Irish, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB. A version of the Scottish reel "Drunken Wives of Fochabers (The)," printed in David Young's 1734 collection.

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Source for notated version : - fiddler Denis Murphy, 1966 (Gneeveguilla, County Kerry), who had the tune from Kerry fiddler Padraig O'Keeffe [Breathnach].

Printed sources : - Breathnach (CRE II), 1985; No. 138, p. 74.

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