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GLENCOLMCILLE (Gleann Cholm Cille). AKA and see "Fantastic Reel (The)." Irish, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB'. Influential Donegal fiddler John Doherty recorded the melody as "Fantastic Reel (The)," and as a result it is occasionally called "John Doherty's."

Source for notated version: fiddlers Paddy Reynolds & Andy McGann (New York) [Breathnach]; flute player Pat Meehan (b. 1960, south County Sligo) [Flaherty].

Printed sources: Breathnach (CRÉ III), 1985; No. 176, p. 80. Flaherty (Trip to Sligo), 1990; p. 106 (appears as "Unknown").

Recorded sources: Claddagh Records CCF31CD, John Doherty - "The Floating Bow" (1996. Appears as "Fanstastic Reel"). Shanachie Records 29004, Paddy Reynolds & Andy McGann - "Traditional Music of Ireland" (1976).

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




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