Rakes of Invercairn

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X:1 T:Rakes of Invercairn, The M:C L:1/8 R:Reel S:Rev. Luke Donnellan – “Oriel Songs and Dances", S:Journal of the County Louth Archaeological Society (vol. II, No. 2, 1909; No. 65) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A A2 cA eAcA|Bcde fBBc|A2 cA eAcA|EFAB cAAc:|| (3fga ed cdec|Bcde fBBg|(3fga ed cdec|EFAB cAAg| (3fga ed cdec|Bcde fBBg|afge fdec|EFAB cA A2||

RAKES OF INVERCAIRN. Irish, Reel (whole time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. The reel appears to be a reworking of the melodic material found in the "Humors of Castlelyons (The)" family of 6/8 time jigs.

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