Milltown Lasses (The)

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X:1 T:Atheal Broes, The M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:Stephen Grier music manuscript collection (Book 2, c. 1883, No. 160, p. 34) B: http://grier.itma.ie/book-two#?c=0&m=0&s=0&cv=33&z=226.1512%2C202.5303%2C2572.7412%2C1234.6572 N:Stephen Grier (c. 1824-1894) was a piper and fiddler from N:Newpark, Bohey, Gortletteragh, south Co. Leitrim. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Edor FE EE/E/ FDDG|FE EE/E/ FAdA|FE EE/E/ FDDc|1 BABc dBAG:|2 BABc dAFD|| Ee ee/e/ efed|Bc/d/ ef gfga|be ee/e/ efed|BABc dAFD| Ee ee/e/ efed|Bc/d/ ef gfga|be ee/e/ ege|BABc dBAG||



MILLTOWN LASSES, THE (Gearrchailí Bhaile an Mhuilinn). AKA and see "Atheal Broes (The)," "Drake's Neck (The)," "Muineál an bhardail." Irish, Reel. D Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The tonality shifts between major and dorian (with a tonic a step below the major key). County Leitrim fiddler and piper Stephen Grier (c. 1824-1894) entered a version of the reel in Book 2 of his large c. 1883 music manuscript collection under the title "Atheal Broes (The)."


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - "From a manuscript written by John and Tommy Gunn in County Fermanagh at the end of the 19th century" [Breathnach].

Printed sources : - Breathnach (CRÉ V), 1999; No. 150, p. 75.






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