Little Thatched Cabin (1)

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LITTLE THATCHED CABIN [1]. AKA and see "House in the Glen (2) (The)," "McDermott's Fancy." Irish, Double Jig. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB'. Fiddler Paddy Reynolds, originally from County Longford, recorded the tune in New York in 1971 for Rego Irish Records when in his 50's, and at the height of his career.

Paddy Reynolds

Source for notated version: the late Staten Island, New York, fiddler Paddy Reynolds (1920-2005, originally from the townland of Garvary, near Ballinamuck, County Longford) [Paddy Ryan/Treoir; Miller & Perron].

Printed sources: Miller & Perron (Irish Traditional Fiddle Music), 1977; vol. 2, No. 4. Miller & Perron (Irish Traditional Fiddle Music), 2nd Edition, 2006; p. 27. Treoir, vol. 32, No. 1, 2000; p. 22. Treoir, vol. 33, No. 1, 2001; p. 29.

Recorded sources: Rego Irish Records 1000, Paddy Reynolds. Charlie Mulvihill, James Keane - "Sweet and Traditional" (1971)

See also listing at:
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]
Hear the tune played in 1984 by flute player Mike Rafferty (1926-2011, East Co. Galway/New Jersey) at the Comhaltas Archive [2]




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