New Miss McLeod (The)

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X:1 T:New Miss McLeod, The T:Ríl Nua Iníon Mhic Leoid T:Captain Kelly's Reel (3) M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:Stephen Grier music manuscript collection (Book 2, c. 1883, No. 223, p. 47) B: N:Stephen Grier (c. 1824-1894) was a piper and fiddler from N:Newpark, Bohey, Gortletteragh, south Co. Leitrim. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:C cGEG cGAG|cGEG AddB|cGEG cBAG|(3ABc dg ec c2| cGEG cGAG|cGEG AddB|cBcB cBAG|AB/c/ dg ec c2|| cBce g2 ec|GE G2 GE G2|cGce g2 ec|ecdB G2 c2| cBce g2 ec|GE G2 GE G2|cGce g2 af|ecdB G2 c2||

NEW MISS McLEOD, THE (Ríl Nua Iníon Mhic Leoid). AKA and see "Captain Kelly's Reel (3)." Irish, Reel. C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Unrelated to the reel usually played as "Miss McLeod's Reel (1)." Researcher Conor Ward finds the same tune in the c. 1885 music manuscript collection of fiddler Francis Reynolds of Gaigue, Ballinamuck, County Longford, under the title "Captain Kelly's Reel (3)," albeit with the parts reversed from Stephen Grier's "New Miss McLeod."

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - fiddler and uilleann piper Stephen Grier (Farnaght, County Leitrim) who wrote down his tunes in the 1880's [Breathnach & Small].

Printed sources : - Breathnach & Small (CRÉ IV), 1996; No. 115, p. 59.

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