Annotation:Coachman's Whip (The)

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X:1 T:Coachman's Whip, The C:Vincent Broderick S:Green Tree Session, Edinburgh 5/9/95 Z:Nigel Gatherer R:Reel M:4/4 L:1/8 K:G d2 BG DGBG | E2 cE dEcE | d2 BG DGBG | FGAc BG G2 | d2 BG DGBG | E2 cE dEcE | D2 DE GABd | gedB A2 G2 :| D2 DE GABc | d2 BG DGBG | d2 BG DGBG | dBAG FG A2 | D2 DE GABc | d2 BG DGBG | FGAB cdef | gedc BG G2 :|

COACHMAN'S WHIP. Irish, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by flute player Vincent Broderick, originally from Bullaun, near Loughrea, County Galway, hard by the Turoe Stone, a famous Iron Age monument. Different players will sometimes start on either part of the tune; one is never quite sure. "Coachman's Whip" is one of Broderick's more popular tunes.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Eamon Coyne [Bulmer & Sharpley].

Printed sources : - Broderick (The Turoe Stone). Bulmer & Sharpley (Music from Ireland), 1976, vol. 3, No. 18.

Recorded sources: - Green Linnet SIF 3051, Frankie Gavin - "Frankie Goes to Town." Desi Wilkinson, Gerry O'Connor & Eithne Ni Uallachain.

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