Annotation:Galway Reel (3) (The)

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X:1 T:Galway Reel [3], The M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"Moderately Quick" B:R.M. Levey – First Collection of the Dance Music of Ireland (1858, No. 82, p. 32) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:C G/A/|c/d/e/d/ c/B/A/G/|A/d/(d/c/) (d/c/)A/B/|c/d/e/d/ c/B/A/G/||1 A/c/G/E/ (E/D/):|2 A/c/G/E/ {F}(E/D/) D|| |:g/a/g/e/ {d}c/B/c/d/|e/a/{b}a/g/ a/g/e/^f/|g/a/g/e/ {d}c/B/c/d/|1 e/a/(a/g/) (e/d/)d/e/:|2 e/a/a/g/ e/d/ d||

GALWAY REEL [3], THE. Irish, Reel (2/4 time). D Major: C Major (Robbins). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune is very similar to O'Neill's tunes "Boys of Galway (The)" (only the ending is different) and "My Maryanne" (a further reworking of the material).

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - The mid-19th century music manuscript collection of County Cork uilleann piper and Church of Ireland cleric, Rev. James Goodman [1] [Shields].

Printed sources : - Shields/Goodman (Tunes of the Munster Pipers), No. 267. R.M. Levey (First Collection of the Dance Music of Ireland), 1858; No. 82, p. 32. Robbins Music Corp. (The Robbins collection of 200 jigs, reels and country dances), New York, 1933; No. 16, p. 5.

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