Gilbert Clancy's Reel

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GILBERT CLANCY'S REEL (Gilibeart Mhac Fhlannchadha). AKA and see "Bímid ag Ól is ag Pógadh na mBan," "Courting in the Garden," "James Ryan's Favorite," "John Reid's Favourite," "Peeler's Jacket (4)," "Seán Reid’s Reel," "West Wind (1) (The)." Irish, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. O'Sullivan (1983) sees motivic connections between this tune and Bunting's "Whish Cat from Under the Table." Gilbert Clancy (died c. 1957) was a flute and concertina player from Islandbawn, County Clare, father of piper Willie Clancy (1918-1973) and friend to blind piper Garrett Barry, an influential musician of the region who died around 1900. The tune is also stongly associated with Seán Reid, an uilleann piper who also played other traditional instruments. Reid was a member of the Tulla Céilí Band, as well as other mid-20th century County Clare céilí bands.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - piper Willie Clancy/Liam Mac Flannchedha (Miltown Malbay, County Clare, [Breathnach].

Printed sources : - Breathnach (CRÉ I), 1963; No. 83, p. 37. Cranitch (Irish Fiddle Book), 1988; 154. Mitchell (Dance Music of Willie Clancy), 1983; 15. Treoir, vol. 38, No. 1, 2006; p. 27.

Recorded sources: -Tara 2002, Christy Moore - "The Iron Behind the Velvet" (1978. Learned from the late Willie Clancy). Piping Pig Productions PPPCD001, Jimmy O'Brien-Moran - "Seán Reid's Favourite" (1996. Appears as "Seán Reid's Favourite").

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



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