Maid that Dare Not Tell (The)

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MAID THAT DARE NOT TELL, THE (An Aindear Nar Feud {Do} Innsin). Irish, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. As "The Maid that Daren't Tell," the title appears in a list of tunes in the repertoire of Philip Goodman, the last professional and traditional piper in Farney, Louth, brought to the Feis Ceoil in Belfast in 1898 (Breathnach, 1997). Samuel Bayard identified a Pennsylvania-collected variant called "Chase the Squirrel (1)."

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 132. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1405, p. 261. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 647, p. 116.

Recorded sources: Green Linnet ‎GLCD 1227, Oisin Mac Diarmada - "Ar an Bhfidil: On the Fiddle" (2004).

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