Echo from Leinster (An)

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ECHO FROM LEINSTER, AN. Irish, Hornpipe. D Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB.

Source for notated version: Chicago cleric Father James K. Fielding, a flute player originally from Mooncoin, County Kilkenny [O'Neill]. Fielding was a member of the Irish Music Club with his friend Francis O'Neill, and was a Gaelic-League activist [O'Neill]. Winston Fitzgerald (Cape Breton), who according to Paul Cranford may have rearranged the tune from O'Neill or from a Sean Ryan 78 RPM recording [Cranford].

Printed sources: Cranford (Winston Fitzgerald), 1997; No. 29, pg. 11. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1672, p. 311.

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