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X:1 T:Rock Field Cottage, The M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:Stephen Grier music manuscript collection (Book 2, c. 1883, No. 184, p. 39) B: 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 G3c BAGB|dgfa gedc|Bd/B/ Ac BGAF|1 DFAF GFED:|2 DFAF G4|| g2 ag/f/ gdBd|egfa gfed|ecAc dBGB|cBAG FAFD| g2 ag/f/ gdBd|egfa g2d2|Bdef gfag|bgef gg/g/ gf| ef/g/ dg Bgdg|egfa gfed|ecAc dBGB|cBAG FAFD| D3c|BAGB|dgfa gedc|Bd/B/ Ac BGAF|DFAF G4||

ROCKFIELD COTTAGES, THE (Teachíní Ghort na gCloch). Irish, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. The title is a reference to a place very near source Grier’s house, called "Newpark," in Gort Leitreach, Farnaught, County Leatrim. Rockfield Lough is a lake within Ireland and is nearby to Derry, Drumcrow South and Derrylane, County Leitrim.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - County Leitrim fiddler and uilleann piper Stephen Grier (c. 1824-1894), who wrote his manuscripts in the 1880's [Breathnach].

Printed sources : - Breathnach (CRÉ IV), 1996; No. 102, p. 54.

Recorded sources: -

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