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DESSIE O'CONNOR'S. AKA and see "Up and About in the Morning (1)." Irish, Slide (12/8). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The 'B' part is similar to "Frieze Breeches." O'Connor was an excellent flute player in the north Connacht flute style and a Capel Street, Dublin, neighbor of fiddler John Kelly.

Source for notated version: flute player Dessie O'Connor (Dublin) [Breathnach].

Printed sources: Breathnach (CRE II), 1976; No. 74, p. 41 (appears as "Gan anim/Untitled").

Recorded sources: Green Linnett GLCD 1119, Cherish the Ladies - "The Back Door" (1992). Shanachie 79093, Paddy Glackin and Robbie Hannon - "Whirlwind" (1995. A three-part setting earned from fiddler Dermot and piper Joe McLaughlin of Derry. It is considered by Dublin flute player Mick O'Connor to be of Leitrim origin, according to Caoimhin Mac Aoidh).




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