Preston's Reel

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X: 1 T:Preston's M:4/4 L:1/8 S:Gerry O'Donnell, Belfast (flute) R:Reel D:Session tape - Milltown Malbay 1985 Z:Bernie Stocks F:http://trillian.mit.edu/~jc/music/abc/mirror/archive.org/stream/TheMicrophonesRambles/Book1.abc.txt:/%2595:Prestons.abc K:G GBBA G3G | FAAG FAD2 | GBBA GBdg |1 fgaf gedB :|2 fgaf g4 || gbba fgab | agef gede |gbba fgab | agef g4| gbba fgab | agef gede|gbfa efga | gfef gedB ||



PRESTON'S REEL (Ríl Phreastúin). AKA and see "Michael Preston's," "Fred Finn's (2)," "Fred Finn's No. 2," "Mike Preston's Reel," "Peter Horan's." Irish, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'B. Montreal fiddler Isidore Soucy (1899-1963) used a version of "Preston's Reel" as the first tune in a medley called "Gigue irlandaises (2)," recorded in 1925.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - fiddler Charlie Lennon (County Leitrim) & flute player Mick O'Connor (Ireland) [Breathnach].

Printed sources : - Breathnach (CRÉ III), 1985; No. 104, p. 53.

Recorded sources: -Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann CL22, Charlie Lennon & Michael O'Connor - "Lucky in Love" (1981).

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



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