Micheál Carr's Barndance
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MICHEÁL CARR'S BARNDANCE. AKA - "Mick Carr's." Irish, Barndance (cut time). D Major: G Major (Cranford/Holland). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB (Cranford/Holland): AA'BB. A popular barndance melody in County Donegal, from the playing of James Byrne and others. Micheál Carr, a fiddle and accordion player in Donegal, learned this and other barndances from his father, Mick Carr.
Source for notated version: Donegal fiddler Máire O'Keeffe, who associates the tune with the playing of Danny O'Donnell (Meenafanad, the Rosses, Co. Donegal) [Cranford/Holland].
Printed sources: Cranford (Jerry Holland: The Second Collection), 2000; No. 124, p. 47.
Recorded sources: Foetain SPINCD1000, Paul McGrattan & Paul O'Shaughnessy - "Within a Mile of Dulbin" (1995).
See also listings at:
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info