Killannan's Fancy

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X:1 T:Killannan's Fancy M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel K:G BA | GEDE G3B | A~D3 BDAD | GEDE GABd | egdB c2 BA | G~E3 G3B | ADBD cDBD | GEDE GABd | egdB G2 || Bd | ~g3b ~a3b | gabg agef | ~g3b a3b | gabg a2 ef | gfge ~a3b | gabg afgf | e3e edBd | gedB A2 ||



KILLANNAN'S FANCY (Rogha Uí Chuileanáin). AKA and see "Ryan's Reel," "Moving Bogs (6) (The)," "Turnpike Gate (3) (The)." AKA - "Killanan's Fancy." Irish, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Breathnach, Armagh Piper's): AABB (Miller). Also played in D major (Patrick Street). The tune is sometimes called "Ryan's Reel" after Clare fiddler Joe Ryan who recorded it with Micheál Ó hAlmhain on a 1970 Comhaltas LP. Some see similarites with "Danny O'Donnell's."

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - flute player Roger Sherlock (Ireland) [Breathnach].

Printed sources : - Armagh Piper's Club (Play 50 Reels), 1982; No. 8, p. 6. Breathnach (CRÉ III), 1985; No. 116, p. 57. Miller (Fiddler's Thone), 2004; No. 184, p. 117.

Recorded sources: -Green Linnet GLCD 1160, Patrick Street - "Cornerboys" (1996). Inchecronin Records INC 7420, Roger Sherlock - "Memories of Sligo" (1978). Shanachie 34009, Frankie Galvin & Alec Finn – “Masters of Irish Music” (appears as first tune of “Ryan’s Reel” set).



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