Martin Wynne's No. 3

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MARTIN WYNNE'S NO. 3. AKA and see "Willie Coleman's Reel (1)." Irish, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by Bronx, New York, fiddler Martin Wynne, originally from County Sligo. A untitled reel in Brendan Breathnach's Ceol Rince na hÉirreann II, No. 143 (p. 76), from the playing of Sligo fiddler Willie Coleman, is a setting of "Martin Wynne's No. 3."

Source for notated version: tenor banjo player Tommy Finn (b. 1964, Marlow, Ballymote, Co. Sligo) [Flaherty]; fiddlers Martin Wynne via Brian Conway (Queens, N.Y.) via Seamus Connolly (Massachusetts) [Black]; fiddler Willie Coleman [Breathnach].

Printed sources: Black (Music's the Very Best Thing), 1996; No. 144, p. 76. Breathnach (CRÉ II), 1976; No. 143, p. 76 (appears as "Gan Ainm"). Flaherty (Trip to Sligo), 1990; p. 53.

Recorded sources: John Wynne - "With Every Breath." Smithsonian Folkways SFW CD 40481, Brian Conway - "First Through the Gate" (2002). Réalta - "Open the Door for Three." Mike & Mary Rafferty - "The Road from Ballinakill."

See also listing at:
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]
Hear a whistle version played by Ryan G. Duns on youtube.com [2] (last tune in set).
Listen to the tune played by Ceoltóirí Cultúrlainne at the Comhaltas site [3] [4]




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