McDermott's Barndance

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McDERMOTT'S BARNDANCE. AKA - "McDermott." AKA and see "Chaffpool Post (2) (The)," "Curlew Hills Polka (The)," "Glenbeigh Hornpipe," "Morrison's Polka." Irish, Barndance. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The tune (which usually goes by one of the alternate titles, above) was recorded in 1931 for the Crown label under the "McDermott" title by Sligo fiddler Paddy Killoran, in duet with fellow fiddler Paddy Sweeney (played in a medley with "Memory of Sligo"). See Glenbeigh Hornpipe for more on the various names and origin.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources:

Recorded sources: Crown 3128 (78 RPM), Paddy Killoran & Paddy Sweeney (1931).

See also listing at:
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]
Hear Killoran and Sweeney's 1931 recording at the Comhaltas Archive [2]




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