Lisburn Lasses (2) (The)

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X:1 T:Lisburn Lasses [2], The M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel S:O'Neill - Music of Ireland (1903), No. 1529 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D F2 (EF) D2 (DE) | FDED FDED | F2 (EF) D2 (DE) |1 FABc dBAG :|2 FABc d2 (de) || f>d {e}(3dcd f>d {e}(3dcd | (3fed fg a2 (3bag | (3fed ec dcAB | cdcA Ggfg | f>d {e}(3dcd f>d (3dcd | Tfedc d2 (de) | (3fed ec dcAB | TcAGFD GBAG ||

LISBURN LASSES [2], THE (Na cailinide ua Lios-Boireann). Irish, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'B. "Free and Easy (2)", from the Rice-Walsh manuscript (Co. Kerry) is a related reel. Paul de Grae notes that the first strain is shared with O'Neill's "Tinker's Reel (The)," although the second strains differ[1].

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Chicago Police Sergeant James O'Neill, a fiddler originally from County Down and Francis O'Neill's collaborator [O'Neill].

Printed sources : - O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 157. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1529, p. 282.

Recorded sources: -

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  1. Paul de Grae, "Notes to Sources in the O'Neill Collections," 2017.