Annotation:New Mailcoach (The)

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X:1 T:New Mailcoach, The M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel S:O'Neill - Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems (1907), No. 489 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D dB|A>G (3FED FAAg|fgec dcBd|A>G (3FED AFFg|fgec d2:| ||(3ABc|d2 fd adfd|cded (3cBA Bc|d2 fa a2 fd|(3cBA Bc d2 (3ABc| d2 fd adfd|cded (3cBA Bc|defg abag|fgec dcdB||

NEW MAILCOACH, THE ("An Carbad-Litireac Nuad" or "Carbad Nuad na Litreaca"). AKA and see "Boys from Mayo (The)," "New Post Office (2)." Irish, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB' (O'Neill/Krassen): AAB (O'Neill/1915 & 1850). The earliest sound recordings of the tune are both from 1929. One recording is by Joe and Mike Flanagan (accordion and banjo, respectively), where the reel is played as a fling as the middle tune of a medley entitled "Highland Fling Medley." The second recording from that year is by flute player Tom Morrison, whose title was "Boys of Mayo (The)."

Additional notes

Printed sources : - O'Neill (O'Neill's Irish Music), 1915; No. 251, p. 131. O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 114. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1302, p. 244. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 489, p. 93.

Recorded sources : - Columbia 33308-F (78 RPM), Tom Morrison & John Reynolds (1928. Flute and Tambourine). Topic Records, Flanagan Brothers - "An Irish Delight" (1979. 2nd tune of "Highland Fling Medley").

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