Ghost of Bunglass (The)

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GHOST OF BUNGLASS, THE. Irish, Air (6/8 time). Ireland, County Donegal. G Major: D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'. A version of the tune better-known in Donegal as "Taibhse Chonaill" (Conall's Ghost), according to Caoimhin Mac Aoidh. Supposedly the tune is a fiddler's rendition of a ghost's sung lament.

Source for notated version: John Doherty (1895-1980, County Donegal) [Feldman & O'Doherty].

Printed sources: Feldman & O'Doherty (The Northern Fiddler), 1979; p. 91.

Recorded sources: Cairdeas na bhFidiléirí CNF 004, Con Cassidy - "Traditional Fiddle Music from Donegal" (2007. Originally recorded 1984).




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