Man from Barnagrove (The)

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MAN FROM BARNAGROVE, THE. AKA - "Reavy's." Irish, Hornpipe. E Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by Philadelphia, Pa., fiddler and composer Ed Reavy (1898-1988), originally from Barnagrove, County Cavan. Fiddler James Kelly remarked: "This tune was recorded on a home-made disk some time in the mid-1950's and sent back to Ireland. It eventually found its way into my father's (Dublin fiddler John Kelly, Sr., originally from County Clare) extensive collection of 78 RPM recordings" (1996).

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Reavy (The Collected Compositions of Ed Reavy), No. 108, p. 121.

Recorded sources: Capelhouse Records, James Kelly - "Traditional Irish Music" (1996. Appears as "Reavy's").




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