Annotation:Eight and Forty Sisters

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EIGHT AND FORTY SISTERS, THE (Ochtar deirfiúr is daichead). AKA and see "Dandy Reel (2) (The)," "Dublin Reel (2) (The)," "Hills of Claudy (The)," "Walls of Limerick (2) (The)," "Tie the Ribbons," "Trim the Bonnet," "Jimmy the Creelmaker" "Murtough Molloy," "Salamanca (3)," "Tie the Ribbons (1)." Irish, Reel. E Dorian (Breathnach, Roche): E Minor (Darley & McCall). Standard tuning (fiddle). One part (Darley & McCall): AB (Breathnach): AAB (Roche). "Eight and Forty Sisters" is a member of the large and varied "Tie the Ribbons (1)" tune family. The 'B' part of Darley & McCall's version of the tune is shared with "Dublin Lasses (2)." Breathnach's has a different second part.

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - flutist Eddie Moloney, 1960 (Kinvara, Co. Galway, Ireland) [Breathnach]; fiddler Courtney Jones (Avoca, Co. Wicklow, Ireland) [Darley & McCall].

Printed sources : - Breathnach (Ceol Rince na hÉireann vol. 2), 1976; No. 289. Darley & McCall (Feis Ceóil Collection of Irish Airs), 1914; No. 9, p. 4. Roche (Collection of Traditional Irish Music, vol. 3), 1927; No. 81, p. 25.

See also listing at :
Alan Ng's [1]

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