Elizabeth Kelly's Delight (1)

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ELIZABETH KELLY'S DELIGHT [1] (Aoibhneas Éilís Ní Chealagih). AKA and see "Eílís Ní Cheallaigh," "Humors of Kilclogher," "West Clare Jig." Irish, Single Jig. A Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The title refers to the grandmother of fiddler James Kelly, who was born in Kilcloher between Carriagholt and Kilbaha in 1889.

Source for notated version: fiddler Sean O'Kelly/John Kelly Sr. (Dublin Ireland), who had the tune from his mother, who had it from her mother. [Breathnach].

Printed sources: Breathnach (CRÉ I), 1963; No. 56, p. 25 (appears as "Eílís Ní Cheallaigh"). Breathnach (Folk Music and Dances of Ireland).

Recorded sources: Front Hall 018, How To Change a Flat Tire- "Traditional Music of Ireland and Shetland."

See also listings at:
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [1]




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