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X:1 T:Linen Cap, The M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel S:O'Neill - Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems (1907), No. 723 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A g|a2 ed cdec|Bcde fBBg|a2 ed cdec|dfed cAAg| a2 ed cdec|Bcde fefg|agae faec|dfed cA A|| B|cAEA cdec|Bcde fBBd|cAEA cdec|Dfed cAAB| cAEA cdec|Bcde fefg|agae faec|dfed cA A||



LINEN CAP, THE (An Caipin Anairt). AKA and see "Bognor Rocks (1)" "Honorable Mrs. Maule," "Kilkenny Hunt (The)," "Miss Maule's Reel," "Sheep Shanks," "Struy Lodge." Irish, Reel. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The reel is almost identical to Scottish fiddler-composer Robert Mackintosh's "Honorable Mrs. Maule."
Edward Cronin


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - "Cronin" [O'Neill]. Chicago fiddler Edward Cronin was originally from Limerick Junction, County Tipperary, born c. 1843. He was one of the best fiddlers in Chicago at the time O'Neill was collecting, and O'Neill transcribed many tunes from his playing. He also could be difficult to get along with, especially in the longer term.

Printed sources : - O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 151. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1500, p. 277. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 723, p. 127.






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