Annotation:Old High Reel (The)

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OLD HIGH REEL, THE. AKA and see "Beehive (The)," "Bangor Reel (A)," "Big Wheel (The)," "Castle (3) (The)," "Galway High Reel (The)," "High Reel (2) (The)," "Other High Reel (The)." Irish, Reel. Standard tuning (fiddle). D Major. In older recorded versions the reel is called "The High Reel," but that name also belongs to a more popular reel (for which see "High Reel (1) (The)"). To avoid confusion the present reel is referred to as "Old High Reel" or "High Reel No. 2." The tune was called "The Castle" on the Boys of the Lough album "Regrouped" (1980).

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Printed sources:

Recorded sources: Ossian OSS 85, Oisín - "Celtic Dream" (reissue of "The Jeannie C" & "Winds of Change"). Noel O'Donoghue & Michael Quealy - "Moher." "Turas."

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

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