Push about the Jorum (2)

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PUSH ABOUT THE JORUM [2] (Cuir tart an deorum). AKA and see "King of Meenasillagh (The)." Irish, Reel. D Major ('A' part) & A Major ('B' part). Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB (O'Neill/1850 & 1001): AABB' (O'Neill/Krassen). The group Altan recorded a related version of the first strain of the reel as "King of Meenasillagh (The)" (Rí Mín na Sailleachon) their album "Another Sky" (2000), learned from Donegal fiddler James Byrne. See also the related first strain of "Captain O'Neill" and “O'Rourke's."

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 134. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1420, p. 264. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 657, p. 117.

Recorded sources: Narada 72438-48838-2-9, Altan - "Another Sky" (2000. Appears as "King of Meenasillagh").




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