New Demense (2) (The)

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NEW DEMENSE [2] (An Tirteac Nuad). AKA and see "College Grove (The)." Irish, Reel. D Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). ABCD. A variant of "New Demense (1) (The)" with two parts altered.

Chicago's Irish Music Club, c. 1903. John Ennis is in the middle row, 4th from left, directly below Francis O'Neill.

Source for notated version: Chicago flute player and piper John Ennis, originally from County Kildare. Ennis was a policeman and, at times, a journalist, who became president of the Irish Music Club in Chicago after Francis O'Neill [O'Neill].

Printed sources: O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1209, p. 228.

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