Annotation:Gleanntán Frolics (2)

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X:1 T:Gleanntán Frolics [2] M:12/8 L:1/8 R:slide D:The Smoky Chimney, track 1(b) K:D ABA AFA d2 A d2 A|def g2 e fed B2 A| d2 B AFA d2 c d2 e|1f2 b afd e3 d2 B:|2f2 b afd e3 def|| gfg b2 g fef a2 f|e2 f a2 f efd B2 A| d2 B AFA d2 c d2 e|1f2 b afd e3 def:|2f2 b afd e3 d3||

GLEANNTÁN FROLICS [2]. AKA and see "Ceanngulla Slide." Irish, Slide (12/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'. Famed Sliabh Luachra fiddler and teacher Padraig O'Keeffe (1887-1963) played the tune in a medley with "Gleanntán Frolics (1) (The)" 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. Terry Moylan compares the tune with collector George Petrie's "Baile Bheachain."

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Beisswenger (Irish Fiddle Music from Counties Cork and Kerry), 2012; p. 21.

Recorded sources : - RTE 174CD, Padraig O'Keeffe - "The Sliabh Luachra Fiddle Master" (1995. Originally Recorded 1948-49). Spin CD 1001, Eoghan O'Sullivan, Gerry Harrington, Paul De Grae - "The Smoky Chimney" (1996).

See also listing at :
Alan Ng's [1]

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