Annotation:Miller of Draughin

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X: 1 T:Miller of Draughin, The R:reel H:Also played with doubled parts. D:Christy O'Leary & Bert Deivert: Song's Sweet Caress D:De Danann: Ballroom Z:id:hn-reel-825 M:C| L:1/8 F: K:G G2BG DGBG | Edef gedB | G2BG DGBA | GEGA BcBA | G2BG dGBG | Edef gfeg | faef dBAB | GEGA BABd || eE~E2 DEB,E | DEGA BcBA | GE~E2 DEB,E | DEGA BABd | eE~E2 DEB,E | DEGA BcBA | GE~E2 DEB,E | DEGA BcBA ||

MILLER OF DRAUGHIN, THE. AKA - "Miller of Droghan," "Miller of Drohan." AKA and see "Humors of Kinvara (The)," "Reel (79)." Irish, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. A distanced version of the Scots tune "Miller of Drone (1) (The)." The American old-time "Grey Eagle (1)" is another distanced version. Fr. John Quinn finds an untitled reel (see "Reel (79)") in County Leitrim piper and fiddler biography:Stephen Grier's (c. 1824-1894) c. 1883 music manuscript collection to be cognate (with parts reversed).

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Paddy O'Brien [Black].

Printed sources : - Black (Music's the Very Best Thing), 1996; No. 280, p. 150.

Recorded sources : - Green Linnet GLCD 1200, Lunasa - "Otherworld" (1999. Appears as "Miller of Drohan"). Green Linnet SIF 3040, De Dannan - "Ballroom" (learned from the playing of Dermy and Tara Diamond of Belfast, although the group thinks it may have originally come from fiddler Tommy Gunn, from Co. Fermanagh). Paddy O'Brien (et al) - "The Big Squeeze."

See also listing at :
Alan Ng's [1]
Hear Paddy O'Brien's recording on [2]

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