Paddy Taylor's Reel (2)

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PADDY TAYLOR'S REEL [2]. AKA – “Paddy Taylor’s No. 2.” AKA and see "Flowers of Munster (The)," “Youngest Daughter (2) (The).” Irish, Reel. A Mixolydian (Ceol, Harker/Rafferty): G Minor (Heymann). Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The tune is heard in mixolydian and dorian mode versions.

Source for notated version: flute player Paddy Taylor (1912–1976, who lived in London) [Ceol, Heymann]; New Jersey flute player Mike Rafferty, born in Ballinakill, Co. Galway, in 1926 [Harker].

Printed sources: Breathnach (CRÉ 2), 1976; No. 241. Bulmer & Sharpley (Music from Ireland, vol. 3), No. 26 (appears as “Paddy Taylor’s Reel”). "The Man and His Music," Ceol: A Journal of Irish Music, vol. 3, no. 3 (1969); p. 89. Harker (300 Tunes from Mike Rafferty), No. 117, p. 36. Heymann (Off the Record), 1990; pp. 30–33.

Recorded sources: Comhaltas CL3, Deirdre Collins – “Comhaltas Fleadh” (1970). Rounder Records, Mike Rafferty – “Light Through the Leaves.” Temple Records 013, Ann Heymann & Alison Kinnaird – “Harper’s Land” (1983. Appears as “Charlie’s Fancy,” Heymann’s name for an untitled tune collected from Paddy Taylor via her husband, Charlie Heymann).

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




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