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X:1 T:Killavil Fancy M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:Mulvihill - 1st Collection (1986), No. 13 K:G DGBG A2 BA|GE {F}(3EDE cEGE|DGBG A2 BA|GE{F}ED EGGA| ~B3d A2 BA|GE {F}(3EDE cE {F}(3EDE|DGBG A2 BA|GE{F}ED EG G2|| G2 BD edge|dB {c}(3BAB dBAB|G2 Bd eg {b}(3gfg|dBAG EGGA| G2 Bd edge|dB {c}(3ABA dega|bgag egde|gedB AGEG||



KILLAVIL FANCY. AKA and see "Coleman's Cross (2)," "Éilís Ní Bhrógáin," "Eilis Brogan," "Elizabeth Brogan," "Farewell Reel," "Killavil Reel (2) (The)," "Ryan's," "Singleton's Reel," "Ten Pound Float (The)." Irish, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (most versions): AA'B (Taylor): ABB' (Harker/Rafferty). Originally a County Sligo reel, named for the town of Killavil, birthplace of fiddler Lad O'Beirne and others. The tune is played in both single and double reel versions in sessions.


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - New Jersey flute player Mike Rafferty, born in Ballinakill, Co. Galway, in 1926 [Harker]; fiddler Brenda Stubbert (b. 1959, Point Aconi, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia) [Cranford].

Printed sources : - Bulmer & Sharpley (Music from Ireland, vol. 1), 1974; No. 24. Cranford (Brenda Stubbert's), 1994; No. 71, p. 25. Harker (300 Tunes from Mike Rafferty), 2005; No. 89, p. 28. Mulvihill (1st Collection), 1986; No. 13, p. 4 (appears as untitled reel). Taylor (Music for the Sets: Blue Book), 1995; p. 14 (appears as "The Killavil"). Vallely (Play the Tin Whistle with the Armagh Pipers Club, vol. 2), 27.

Recorded sources : - Compass Records 7 4446 2,Oisíin McAuley - "From the Hills of Donegal" (2007). Larraga MMR112000, Mike & Mary Rafferty - "The Road from Ballinakill" (2001).

See also listing at :
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recording Index [1]
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [2]
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings Index [3]



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