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HITCHNER'S PHOENIX. Irish, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'. Composed by Boston accordion player Joe Derrane. The title refers to New York writer Earle Hitchner, who was instrumental in rekindling Derrane's interest in resuming playing Irish traditional music. His first public appearance in several decades was at the 1994 Washington Irish Folk Festival at Wolf Trap, where he was well-received and a musical career revived. "Hitchner's Pheonix" is tune Derrane himself.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Black (Music's the Very Best Thing), 1996; No. 362, p. 192.

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