Miss Butler's Reel

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X:1 T:Ríl Iníon de Buitléir T:Miss Butler's Reel M:4/4 L:1/8 R:Reel B:Breathnach & Small - Ceol Rince na hEireann vol 4 (1996, No. 153) K:G BG (3GGG Bdgd|BGBG FGAc|BG (3GGG Bdgd|cBAc BG G2:| d~g3 dgbg|agbg ea3|dg3 dgba|gedc BG G2| dg3 dgbg|agbg ea3|bg (3efg dgbg|eaaf gedc||



MISS BUTLER’S REEL (Ríl Iníon de Buitléir). Irish, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Researcher Conor Ward finds the first strain is cognate with the first strains of "Diamond (1)" and "Bunch of Roses (1)" (both in Ryan's Mammoth Collection), and "Lady Elinor Butler's Reel" (in Smollet Holden's Favourite Collection of Dances for the Present Season, Dublin, 1805).

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - the mid-20th century collection of schoolteacher and fiddler Michael “Master” McDermott (Carrickmore, County Tyrone), who got his tunes from local fiddlers [Breathnach].

Printed sources : - Breathnach (CRÉ IV), 1996; No. 153, p. 74.

Recorded sources: -



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