Lady Kennedy's Reel
X:1 T:Lady Kennedy's Reel M:C L:1/8 R:Reel S:James Goodman (1828─1896) music manuscript collection, S:vol. 3, p. 92. Mid-19th century, County Cork Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G ~B2 BA ~B2 (3BAG|GABc d2 ef|gfge dedc|B2 BA BdBG| ~B2 BA ~B2 BA|GABc d2 ef|gfge dedc|B2 AF G2z2:| |:d2 b2 a2g2|fgab c'bag|d2b2a2g2|fgab g2 z2| d2b2a2g2|fgab c'bag|gbgb fgaf|gaba gedc:||
LADY KENNEDY'S REEL. AKA and see "Midnight Frolic," "Stafford Dance (The)." The reel appears as "Lady Kennedy's Reel" in the mid-19th century music manuscripts of County Cork Church of Ireland cleric and uilleann piper James Goodman, and as "Stafford Dance (The)" in Book 2 of the c. 1883 music manuscript collection of County Leitrim piper and fiddler Stephen Grier (c. 1824-1894). In the 20th century Peter Kennedy collected the reel as "Midnight Frolic."