Annotation:Neilly Boyle's Highland

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X: 1 T: Neilly O'Boyle's Highland R: Highland M: 4/4 L: 1/8 F: K: Amix e>a eaag e3 c | d>cB>A B>cd>f | e2 a>g e>^de>f | g>fg>d B>A :| c>Ac>A d>cd>B | c>Ac>A c>ea>e | c>A (3cBA d>c (3def | e>cA>c (3BcB AB | c2 c>A d2 d>B | c2 c>A (3cde e>f | g>ba>g e2 z>f | g>fg>d B>A A2 ||

NEILLY BOYLE'S/O'BOYLE'S HIGHLAND. Irish; Highland and Reel. A Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. With its un-dotted version, "Neilly Boyle's Reel," they are a popular pair of tunes in County Donegal. Neilly Boyle was a master Donegal fiddler. The Highland is performed an octave lower for variation.

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - fiddler Danny O'Donnell (County Donegal) [Feldman & O'Doherty].

Printed sources : - Feldman & O'Doherty (The Northern Fiddler), 1978; p. 191 (appears as "Neilie Boyle's Highland").

Recorded sources : - Green Linnet SIF 1078 - "Altan" (1987). Green Linnet SIF 1101, Mairead Ni Mhaonaigh - "Playing with Fire: the Celtic Fiddle Collection" (1989).

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