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NEWTOWN BRIDGE. Irish, Jig. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). A composition of County Tipperary button accordion player Paddy O'Brien (1922-1991), who pioneered use of the B/C tuning system in Irish music.

Paddy O'Brien (R) with the Aughrim Slopes Céilí Band



Source for notated version:

Printed sources: The Compositions of Paddy O'Brien, 1992; p. 9. Eileen O'Brien (The Definitive Collection of the Compositions of Paddy O'Brien 1922-1991), p. 35; 2009.

Recorded sources: JAR Productions, John Whelan - "From the Heart" (2002). Eileen O'Brien - "Newtown Bridge" (champion fiddle player, daughter of Paddy O'Brien)

See also listing at:
Hear/see the jig played on youtube.com [1]




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