Annotation:Newpark Reel (The)

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X:1 T:Newpark Reel, The M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:Stephen Grier music manuscript collection (Book 2, c. 1883, No. 182, p. 39) 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:D FD DD/D/ FAAc|BEGE BEGE|FD DD/D/ FAAc|Bc/d/ eg fd d2:| g2 bg f2 af|egfd eB B2|g2 b g f2af|efge fd d2| ggbg ffaf|eged edBd|ABde fedB|AGFE FD D2||

NEWPARK REEL, THE. The reel was entered into Book 2 (No. 182) of the music manuscript collection of County Leitrim piper and fiddler biography:Stephen Grier (c. 1824-1894). Grier was fromNewpark, Bohey, Gortletteragh, in thesouthern part of Leitrim. Perhaps he wasthe composer?

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