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X:1 T:R\'i na bP\'iobair\'i T:King of the Pipers [3], The R:jig H:There are 3 other tunes called "King of the Pipers": #8, #66, #219 Z:transcribed by Z:id:hn-jig-307 M:6/8 K:Dmix d|:cAG A2D|DED AdB|cAG ~A3|DED GED| cAG A2D|DED AGE|FDF E^CE|DEF GED:| |:d2e fdf|e^cA AFA|d2e fed|f/g/af gfe| d2e fdf|e^cA AGE|FDF E^CE|DEF GED:| |:B2G AGA|BGE Edc|B2G AGE|GED Ddc| B2G AGA|BGE E2^c|d^cd A2G|1 FDD Ddc:|2 FDD DdB|| P:"variations" |:cAG ABA|~D3 A2d|cAG A2D|DED GED| cAG A2D|DED AGE|FDF E^CE|DED GED:| |:d2e fdg|e^cA AFA|d^cd efg|faf gfe| d2e fdg|e^cA AGE|FDF E^CE|DED GED:| |:~B3 AGA|BGE Edc|~B3 AGE|GED Ddc| ~B3 AGA|BGE E2^c|d^cd ABG|1 FDD Ddc:|2 FDD DdB||

KING OF THE PIPERS [3] (Rí na bPíobairí). AKA - "Paddy Gallagher's." Irish, Double Jig (6/8 time). Ireland, County Donegal. D Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA’BCC’. The third of the county Donegal tunes, all different, by this name. This complex "King of the Pipers" was the signature tune of fiddler Paddy "The Tae" Gallagher (d. 1980's) of Ardara, Donegal.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Breathnach (Ceol Rince na hÉireann vol. II), 1976; No. 45, p. 25.

Recorded sources : - Nimbus NI 5320, Ciaran Tourish, Dermot McLaughlin, Seamus Glackin, Kevin Glackin - "Fiddle Sticks: Irish Traditional Music from Donegal" (1991).

See also listing at :
Alan Ng's [1]

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