Roll Her in the Rushes (2)

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ROLL HER IN THE RUSHES [2] (Tabhair casadh sa luachair di). AKA and see “Good Morning to Your Night Cap (1),” “Over the Waves (2).” Irish, Reel. A Dorian/D Mixolydian? Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. This reel was recorded, untitled, in New York in 1927 by the renowned County Sligo born fiddler Michael Coleman.

Additional notes

Sources for notated versions: - the late-19th century James Madigan (County Louth) collection [Breathnach]; the mid-19th century music manuscript of County Cork cleric and collector James Goodman [Shields].

Printed sources : - Breathnach (CRÉ IV), 1996; No. 204, p. 93. Shields/Goodman (Tunes of the Munster Pipers), 1998; No. 386, p. 153 (appears as untitled reel).

Recorded sources: - Gael-Linn/Viva Voce CEFCD 161, “Michael Coleman 1891-1945.”

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