John O'Neill's Reel

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X:1 T:John O'Neill's Reel M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel S:O'Neill - Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems (1903), No. 533 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D A|BcBA FAAc|B>E {G}(3EDE FEFA|BcBA FAAB|ABde fdd:|| e|f2fd e2ed|fgfd edBd|fgfe dedB|ABde fdde| f2 fd e2 ed|fgfd edBd|f>a {b}(3aga bgaf|edeg fdd||

JOHN O'NEILL'S REEL ("Seisd Séan Uí Niall" or "Cor Ceagain Uí Neill"). AKA and see "Shepherd's Daughter (1) (The)," "Shepherd's Flock (The)." Irish, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Researcher Conor Ward finds the second strain of "John O'Neill's Reel" to be cognate with the first strain of "Doran from Kesh" in the Alex Sutherland Manuscript (early 20th century, County Leitrim)

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Printed sources : - O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 108. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1265, p. 238. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 533, p. 99.

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