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LESLIE'S REEL. Irish, Reel. Ireland, County Donegal. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'B. From the playing of the Leslie brothers, Pat and Mick, who were contemporaries of John Byrne of Glencolmcille, Donegal, who passed it on to his son, James Byrne. Donegal fiddlers often pair it with "Shetland Fiddler (The)." See also the related tunes "Blacksmith's Reel (1) (The)," "Blacksmith's Daughter (The)," and "Green Garters (2) (The)."

Source for notated version: set dance music recorded at Na Píobairí Uilleann, late 1980's [Taylor ].

Printed sources: Taylor (Music for the Sets: Blue Book), 1995; p. 26.

Recorded sources: Green Linnet SIF 1078, "Altan." Sean Potts, Paul McGrattan, "Face the Hob." Gael-Linn CEF 140, Kevin Glackin - "Na Saighneáin/Northern Lights."

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




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