Galway Reel (1)

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GALWAY REEL [1]. AKA and see "Boston Rattlers'," "Connemara Stockings," "Hobb's Favorite," "Winter Apples (1)." Irish, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A tune by this name was cited as having been commonly played at Orange County, New York country dances in the 1930's (Lettie Osborn, New York Folklore Quarterly).

Source for notated version: a recording of Kerry fiddler Paddy Cronin (b. 1925, long a resident of Boston) and Boston flute player Frank Neylon [Miller & Perron].

Printed sources: Miller & Perron (Irish Traditional Fiddle Music), 1977; vol. 2, No. 5. Miller & Perron (Irish Traditional Fiddle Music), 2nd Edition, 2006; p. 72. O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 153.

Recorded sources: Copley Records (45 RPM) No. 459-207. Copley Records 9-195 (78 RPM), Frank Nelson with Paddy Cronin, (195?).

See also listings at:
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [1]
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [2]




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