Guiry's Reel

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GUIRY'S REEL. AKA and see "Lady Montgomery's Reel (1)," "Miss Montgomery," "Phelim's Frolic," "Rising Sun (3)." Irish, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. The reel is originally Scottish, composed by Ayrshire soldier and M.P. Hugh Montgomerie (1749-1819), Lord Eglinton, as "Lady Montgomery's Reel (1)."

Source for notated version: "...copied from (a) very old well-written manuscript lent to me in 1873 by Mr. J. O'Sullivan, of Bruff, Co. Limerick" (Joyce).

Printed sources: Joyce (Old Irish Folk Music and Songs), 1909; No. 227, p. 110.

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