King of the Pipers (3)

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KING OF THE PIPERS [3] (Rí na bPíobairí). AKA - "Paddy Gallagher's." Irish, Double Jig. 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.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Breathnach (CRÉ 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 listings at:
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]




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