Kathleen's Fiddle

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KATHLEEN'S FIDDLE. AKA and see "Ballyket Courthouse," "Barry's Fancy," "Clogger's Quilt (The)," "Corry Hilly," "Larry Redican's Reel (5)," "Micho Russell's Favorite (2)," "Paddy Finlay's," "Rattigan's Reel (3)," "St. Andrews (1)" "Swallow (3) (The)." Irish, Reel. F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB.


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - New York-born fiddler Andy McGann (1928-2004) [Miller & Perron]. This was a transcription from the 1965 McGann/Joe Burke/Felix Dolan LP A Tribute to Michael Coleman. McGann's source was Larry Redican, who was fond of the key of F (flute players usually play this tune in G). Having no name, McGann and Burke christened the tune "Kathleen's Fiddle" after Burke's then-wife Kathleen Collins. When the LP was re-issued as a CD, Burke annulled that name in favor of "The Clogger's Quilt." According to sleeve notes to Mick O'Grady and Jesse Smith's CD "At My Grandmother's Knee and Other Joints," the tune was composed by Tom Redican, father of Larry Redican, and the original title was "Corrie Hellie." Smith's source for this information was Brendan Mulvihill.

Printed sources : - Miller & Perron (Irish Traditional Fiddle Music), 1977; vol. 1, No. 54. Miller & Perron (Irish Traditional Fiddle Music), 2nd Edition, 2006; p. 79.

Recorded sources : - Shaskeen Records OS-360, Andy McGann, Felix Dolan, Joe Burke - "A Tribute to Michael Coleman" (c. 1965). Independent CD SOB001, Mick O'Grady, Jesse Smith and John Blake - "At My Grandmother's Knee and Other Such Joints" (2012).

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



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