Jig of Port Fleadh (The)

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JIG OF PORT FLEADH, THE. Irish, Jig. G Major (originally composed in A Major). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by Nenagh, County Tipperary, fiddler and whistle player Seán Ryan (1919-1985).

Source for notated version: Bronx flutist Jack Coen, originally from Woodford, County Galway, via New Jersey flute player Mike Rafferty, born in Ballinakill, Co. Galway, in 1926 [Harker].

Printed sources: Harker (300 Tunes from Mike Rafferty), 2005; No. 246, p. 76. Ryan (Hidden Ireland), 1988; 9.

Recorded sources: Celtic Crossings CD0299-02, Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin & Patrick Ourceau - "Tracin" (1999. Learned from East Galway/Bronx, N.Y., flute player Jack Coen). Jack & Jimmy Coen - "Traditional Irish Music on Flute and Guitar" (2001).




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