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MAIDS OF MITCHEL(L)STOWN, THE ("{Na} Og-Mna {Ua} Baile-Mitil" or "Gearrchaile Bhaile Mhistéala"). AKA and see "Maids of Castletown," "Chicken in the Saucepan (The)." Irish, Reel. D Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Breathnach, O'Neill/1850 & 1001): AA'BB' (O'Neill/Krassen). See note for the "Templeglantine Reel (2)" for possible related strains; Brendan Breathnach thought there was a relationship between "Maids of Mitchelstown" and "Templglantine Reel".

Source for notated version: piper Seán Potts (Ireland) [Breathnach].

Printed sources: Breathnach (CRÉ I), 1963; No. 151, p. 60. O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 133. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1410, p. 262. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 650, p. 116.

Recorded sources: Celtic Crossings CD0299-02, Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin & Patrick Ourceau - "Tracin" (1999). Folkways F 8876, Kevin Burke - "Sweeney's Dream" (1977). Hemisphere 7243 8 31216 25, The Bothy Band - "Celtic Graces" (1994). Mulligan - The Bothy Band - "Out of the Wind into the Sun" (1977).

See also listing at:
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [2]
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings Index [3]




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