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X:1 T:Lord Wellington's Reel T:Lord Wellington [1] M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:Stephen Grier music manuscript collection (Book 2, c. 1883, No. 86, p. 18) B: http://grier.itma.ie/book-two#?c=0&m=0&s=0&cv=17&z=372.5012%2C252.2608%2C2541.196%2C888.9532 N:Stephen Grier (c. 1824-1894) was a piper and fiddler from N:Newpark, Bohey, Gortletteragh, south Co. Leitrim. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G G2 BG dGBG|G2 ge dBAB|G2 BG dGBG|AcBA GE E2:| dg gf/g/ agbg|agbg ageg|dg gf/g/ agba|gedc cA A2| dg gf/g/ agbg|agbg ag e2|bgag efge|dBAB GE E2||



LORD WELLINGTON [1] (Tiarna Wellington). AKA and see "Galway Rambler (The)," "Paddy Finlay's Favourite." Irish, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Breathnach): AABB (Allan's). Breathnach (1963) finds the first part of this tune to be the same as O'Neill's "Fairy Hurlers (1) (The)" and "Walsh's Favourite." The reel would also appear to be cognate with "Duke of Leinster (1) (The)." The earliest appearance of this tune is as "Lord Wellington's Reel" in Book 2 of the c. 1883 music manuscript collection of County Leitrim fiddler and piper Stephen Grier.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - accordion player Sonny Brogan (County Sligo/Dublin, Ireland) [Breathnach].

Printed sources : - McDermott (Allan's Irish Fiddler), c. 1920's; No. 67, p. 17. Breathnach (CRÉ I), 1963; No. 199, p. 77.

Recorded sources: -

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



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