Dark Girl in Blue (1) (The)

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DARK GIRL (DRESSED) IN BLUE [4], THE (An Cailín Dubh i bhFeisteas Gorm). AKA and see "Denis Murphy's Slide (1)," "Girl in the Dress (The)," "Gleanntán Slide," "Julia Clifford's Slide (1)," "Murphy's Slide," "Napoleon Crossing the Alps (2)," "Pádraig O’Keeffe’s Slide (4)." Irish, Slide (12/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB'.

Source for notated version: from the playing of piper Séamus Ennis (Dublin), who learned them from his father, a piper taught by Nicholas Markey who in turn had been taught by the renowned piper and pipe-maker Billy Taylor of Drogheda and later Philadelphia [Breathnach].

Printed sources: Breathnach, Ceol: A Journal of Irish Music, vol. 5, no. 2, 1982; 53a. Breathnach (The Man and His Music), 1997; No. 5, p. 73. Breathnach (CRÉ 3), 1985; No. 50, p. 23. Treoir, vol. 3, no. 1, p. 12 (untitled).

Recorded sources: Tara Records 1009, Séamus Ennis – "The Fox Chase" (1978).

See also listing at:
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]




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