Annotation:Gleanntán Frolics (1) (The)

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GLEANNTÁN FROLICS [1], THE. AKA and see "Pádraig O'Keeffe's." Irish, Slide (12/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Famed Sliabh Luachra fiddler and teacher Padraig O'Keeffe (1887-1963) played the tune in a medley with "Gleanntán Frolics (2)" and "Hare in the Corn (4) (The)." The tune title honors Glountane Cross (Gleanntán), the birthplace of O'Keeffe, located in County Kerry in the townland of Knockdown, Cordal. Compare "Gleanntán Frolics (1)" with "Old Folks (1) (The)" in the New York published volume Harding's All-Round Collection (1905).

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - accordion player Johnny O'Leary (Sliabh Luachra regin of the Cork-Kerry border) [Moylan]; Pádraig O'Keeffe [Beisswenger].

Printed sources : - Beisswenger (Irish Fiddle Music from Counties Cork and Kerry), 2012; p. 20. Moylan (Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra), 1994; No. 192, p. 111.

Recorded sources : - RTE CD174, "The Sliabh Luachra Fiddle Master Pádraig O'Keeffe" (1995. Originally recorded 1948-49)

See also listing at :
Alan Ng's [2]
Hear the tune played in a 1995 session at Fleming Bar, Scartaglin, by Ned O'Connor, Dan Jeremiah O'Connor and Maurice O'Keefe, on Soundcloud [3]

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