Richard Dwyer's (1)

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RICHARD DWYER'S [1]. Irish, Reel. A Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The reel is the namesake of the composer who in the latter 20th century moved from County Cork, Ireland, to the United States where he spent some years in New York and Boston before returning home to live Cailroe, Ardgroom/Eyeries, in the Beara Peminsula. Richard is a singer and also plays accordion and guitar. Luke O’Malley says that Staten Island fiddler Paddy Reynolds used to play the tune in the key of G minor.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - O'Malley (Luke O’Malley's Collection of Irish Music, vol. 1), 1976; No. 51, p. 26.

Recorded sources: - Front Hall 018, How to Change a Flat Tire - "Traditional Music of Ireland and Shetland." Green Linnett GLCD 1087, Seamus Connolly - "Notes From My Mind" (1988). Shanachie 29001, Paddy Carty - "Traditional Irish Music" (1975).

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

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