Reel (88)

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X:1 T:Reel [89] T:Untitled M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:Stephen Grier music manuscript collection (Book 2, c. 1883, No. 249, p. 52) B: http://grier.itma.ie/book-two#?c=0&m=0&s=0&cv=51&z=51.0261%2C1193.8624%2C3106.4674%2C1258.8443 N:Stephen Grier (c. 1824-1894) was a piper and fiddler from N:Newpark, Bohey, Gortletteragh, south Co. Leitrim. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G G2 BG G2 Bd|cBAB cdeg|edcB cdeg|ecAF GFED| G2 BG G2 Bd|cBAB cdeg|edcB cdeg|ecAF G4|| g2 bg ef/g/ dg|egdg egdg|g2 bg ef/g/ dg|egfa gg/g/ g2| g2 bg ef/g/ dg|egdg egdg|bgaf gfed|edef gedB||



REEL [88]. The reel was entered as an untitled tune into Book 2 of the large c. 1883 music manuscript collection of County Leitrim fiddler and piper Stephen Grier (c. 1824-1894). Fr. John Quinn and Conor Ward find it to be a version of a tune originally printed by Glasgow musician James Aird in his Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs vol. 4 (1796, No. 141) as "Plate Rant."


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