Lady O'Brien's Reel (2)

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X:1 T:Lady O'Brien's Reel [2] M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:James Goodman music manuscript collection, Book 1, p. 41 (mid-19th century) B: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G dc|BGGG DGGG|BGBd g2 dc|BGGG DGGG|BGdB A2 dc| BGGG DGG2|BGBd g2 ga|bgaf gfed|egdB A2|| Bd|efed e2 dB|d2 ef g2 dc|BGGG DGGG|BGdB A2 Bd| e2 ef e2 dB|d2 ef g2 ga|bgaf gfed|egdB A2||

LADY O'BRIEN'S REEL [2]. AKA and see "Honeymoon Reel (2) (The)," "Maid Who Left the County (1) (The)." Irish, Reel (cut time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The melody appears in Church of Ireland cleric James Goodman's mid-19th century music manuscripts. James Goodman (musicologist) (1828-1896) was an uilleann piper and an Irish speaker who collected locally in County Cork and elsewhere in Munster. He also obtained tunes from manuscripts and printed collections.

James Goodman

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Shields/Goodman (Tunes of the Munster Pipers), 1998; No. 96, p. 41.

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