Cleaning the Henhouse

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CLEANING THE HENHOUSE (Glanadh Chró na gCearc). Irish, Reel. D Major (& B Minor?). Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Paul de Grae calls this tune "a characteristic Sliabh Luachra reel, played without repeats as is common with such tunes" [1].

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - fiddler Séamus Creagh & accordion player Jackie Daly (County Cork, Ireland) [Breathnach].

Printed sources : - Breathnach (CRÉ III), 1985; No. 190.

Recorded sources: - Gael-Linn Records CEF 057, "Jacky Daly & Séamus Creagh" (1977).

See also listing at:
Hear Séamus Creagh and Jackie Daly's recording on Soundcloud [1]



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  1. Paul de Grae, booklet "Tribute to Seamus Creagh on World Fiddle Day, 20 May, 2017, Scartaglin, County Kerry."