Annotation:Girl with the Laughing Eyes (The)

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GIRL WITH THE LAUGHING EYES, THE (Cailin leis na miogsuile, An). AKA and see "Brightest Eyes," "Emlagation Reel," "Lame Fisherman (The)," "Paddy Killoran's (1)," "Sweeney's Dream." Irish, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (O'Neill/1850 & 1001): AA'B (O'Neill/Krassen). Francis O'Neill may have had this tune from Ryan's Mammoth Collection (1883), where it appears as "Brightest Eyes;" the titles are similar. Paddy Killoran and Paddy Sweeney recorded the tune in duet in 1937 in New York, under the title "Sweeney's Dream". See also note for "annotation:Lame Fisherman (The)" for more.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Breathnach (CRÉ III), 1985; No. 108 (appears as "Gan ainm/No title"). O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; pg. 156. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1528, p. 282. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 745, p. 130.

Recorded sources:

See also listing at:
Alan Ng's [1]

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