New Demense (2) (The)

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X:1 T:New Demense [2], The M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel S:O'Neill - Music of Ireland (1903), No. 1209 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D D2 (3FED AD (3FED | Ec (3cBc edcA | D2 (3FED Eddc | ABGF EDCE | D2 (3FED AD (3FED | Ec (3cBc edcA | DEFG Addc | ABGE (ED) D2 || (fe)(dc) Acdf | edcd ef{a}ge | (fe)(dc) dcdf | (ea)ag (ed) d2 | (3fgf df (3fgf df | (3efe ce (3efe ce | dfeg fagb | afge (fd) d2 || faag fddf | efgf eccg | faag fddB | cAGE (ED) D2 | faag fddf | efgf ecce | dfeg fagb | afge (fd) d2 || (3fgf df (3fgf df | (3efe ce (3ege ce | (3fgf df (3fgf dB | cAGE (ED) D2 | (3fgf (df) dfdf | (3efe (ce) cece | dfeg fagb | afge (fd) d2 ||

Chicago's Irish Music Club, c. 1903. John Ennis is in the middle row, 4th from left, directly below Francis O'Neill.
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. See also Chicago fiddler Edward Cronin's related "Green Jacket (The)," which Paul de Grae finds is a variant of the the first strain of Ennis's "New Demense [2]", while the second strain of 'Demense' corresponds to the fourth strain of Cronin's reel. c.f. "New Domain (The)" from collector George Petrie.

Additional notes
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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