New Policeman (1) (The)

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NEW POLICEMAN [1]. AKA and see "Belles of Tipperary (2)," "John Donnolly's Fancy." Irish, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The reel is related to "Miss Monaghan’s Reel" family of tunes, and persistently identified as a variant of the "New Policeman," although New York writer, musician and researcher Don Meade concludes that is a false identification. Belfast fiddler Sean McGuire called the tune "John Donnolly's Fancy."


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - flute player Séamus Tansey [Miller & Perron].

Printed sources : - Alewine (Maid that Cut Off the Chicken's Lips), 1987; p. 27. Miller & Perron (Traditional Irish Fiddle Music vol. 3), 1977; No. 20. Miller & Perron (Irish Traditional Fiddle Music), 2nd Edition, 2006; p. 94. Taylor (Crossroads Dance), 1992; No. 5, p. 6. Vallely (Armagh Piper's Club Play 50 Reels), 1982; No. 40, p. 19.

Recorded sources : - Outlet OLP 1007, Séamus Tansey - "Best of Séamus Tansey" (1971). Shaskeen - "The Joys of Life."

See also listing at :
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]



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