Humors of Newcastle (The)

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X:1 T:Humors of Newcastle, The M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel S:O'Neill - Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems (1907), No. 743 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D DFEF D2 dB|A2 FD E~A,3|DFEF D2 dB|AFEG FD D2:|| d2 fd adfd|A2 (3cBA eA (3cBA|d2 fd adfd|(3fga eg fB B2| d2 fd adfd|A2 (3cBA eA (3cBA|dfeg (3fga ec|dBAG FD D2||



HUMORS OF NEWCASTLE, THE (Sugra Caislean-Nuada). Irish, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning. AAB (O'Neill/1850 & 1001): AABB' (O'Neill/Krassen). The tune is cousin to "Monsignor's Blessing" and "Captain Kelly's Reel (2)/Kelley Reel (1)."


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - "Dillon" [O'Neill]. Chicago police officer and fiddler Timothy M. Dillon was from the parish of Newmarket West, County Limerick, born in the late 1840's. He was "a genial, kindly gentleman in public and private life." O'Neill prints a sketch of him in Irish Minstrels and Musicians, 1913, p. 395.

Printed sources : - O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 156. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1524, p. 281. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 743, p. 130.

Recorded sources : - Outlet 3002, Paddy Cronin- "Kerry's Own Paddy Cronin" (1977).Outlet 3002, Paddy Cronin- "Kerry's Own Paddy Cronin" (1977).

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



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