Lady Gordon's Reel (2)

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X:1 T:Lady Gordon's (Reel) [2] M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D FEDF A3B|defd efdB|BAFB ABdf|afge fd d2| FEDF A3B|d2fd BcdB|BAFB ABdf|afea fddA:| |:defg a2 bf|afed (3Bcd eg|defa {b}afdB|ABde fddA| defg ~a3b|afed (3Bcd eg|fedB {d}BAFB|ABde fa a2:|]



LADY GORDON'S (REEL) [2]. AKA - "Lady Gordon." AKA and see "Paddy Carty's Reel." Irish, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The late Bronx flute player Jack Coen says the tune was popularized by the recording of the Ballinakill Traditional Dance Players in 1938. Editor Jackie Small (CRÉ V) notes that the tune is very much associated with the east Galway tradition.


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - fiddler Aggie Whyte of the Ballinakill, County Galway, céilí band in 1938 [Breathnach].

Printed sources : - Breathnach (CRÉ V), 1999; No. 157, p. 78. Miller (Fiddler's Throne), 2004; No. 189, p. 120. Peoples (Fifty Irish Fiddle Tunes), 1986; 45.

Recorded sources : - Celtic Crossings CD0299-02, Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin & Patrick Ourceau - "Tracin" (1999). Shanachie 78015, James Keane - "With Friends Like These" (1998. Learned from a 78 RPM recording of the Ballinakill Céilí Band). MOL 001, Kevin Moloney & Sean Moloney - "Bridging the Gap" (Kevin Moloney was a member of the Ballinakill band that recorded the tune in 1938). Ossian OSS CD 114, Sliabh Notes - "Gleanntán" (1999).

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



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