Man from Newry (The)

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MAN FROM NEWRY, THE (An Fear Ua Inbar-Cinn-Traiga). AKA and see "Gloucester Hornpipe (1) (The)," "Men Of Wrexham's (The)," "Swansea Hornpipe (1)/Swansy Hornpipe." Irish, Hornpipe. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. In England the tune goes by the titles "Gloucester Hornpipe (1) (The)" (from Stephen Baldwin), and, more often the older "Swansea Hornpipe (1)." See also the Welsh variant "Pibddawns Gwŷr Wrecsam"/"Pibddawns Gwyr Wrecsam."


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Printed sources : - O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 204. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1730, p. 322. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 910, p. 156.

Recorded sources : - Joe Derrane, Seamus Connolly & John McGann - "The Boston Edge" (2004). Victor HMV BD 1324 (78 RPM), McCusker Brothers Ceili Band ().

See also listing at :
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [1]
Hear the Victor recording by the McCusker Brothers Ceili Band on youtube.com [2] (2nd tune in a medley, following "Sweets of May (The)").



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