Old Concertina Reel (1) (The)

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OLD CONCERTINA REEL [1], THE. AKA and see "Brooklyn Lasses," "John Kelly's Reel," "Kerry Reel (2)." Irish, Reel. E Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. A different tune than "Old Concertina Reel (2) (The)/Concertina Reel (The)" which is sometimes called "The New Concertina Reel" to help differentiate the two. Kevin Burke's title for the reel on his album "As the Cap Fits" is "A Kerry Reel." The melody is related to "Brooklyn Lasses" in Ryan's Mammoth Collection (1883).

Source for notated version: Dublin fiddler John Kelly [Breathnach].

Printed sources: Breathnach (CRÉ III), 1985; No. 115, p. 57 and No. 186 (appears as "Gan Ainm"/No Title). Bulmer & Sharpley (Music from Ireland, vol. 3), 1975; No. 10.

Recorded sources: Green Linnet GLCD 3009, Kevin Burke - "If the Cap Fits" (1978. Appears as "A Kerry Reel"). John Kelly Sr. - "Seoda Ceoil." CEF 114, Noel Hill & Tony McMahon - "I gCnoc na Grai."

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

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