Roscommon Reel (The)

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ROSCOMMON REEL (Ríl Roscomain). AKA and see "Crowley's Reel," "Master Crowley's (2)." Irish, Reel. E Minor (Breathnach): E Dorian (Cranitch). Standard tuning (fiddle). ABC. The tune is sometimes heard in a medley called "Miss Patterson's Slipper" paired with the reel “Master Crowley's (1)" (AKA - "Miss Patterson's Slipper)", which has led to some name confusion between the titles of the tunes. See note for "Master Crowley's (2)" for more.

Additional notes

Sources for notated versions: - accordion player Sonny Brogan (County Sligo/Dublin, Ireland) [Breathnach]; set dance music recorded at Na Píobairí Uilleann in the late 1980’s [Taylor]; New Jersey flute player Mike Rafferty, born in Ballinakill, Co. Galway, in 1926 [Harker].

Printed sources : - Breathnach (CRÉ I), 1963; No. 202, p. 78. Cranitch (Irish Fiddle Book), 1996; No. 72, p. 153. Harker (300 Tunes from Mike Rafferty), 2005; No. 41, p. 13. Taylor (Music for the Sets: Blue Book), 1995; p. 5.

Recorded sources: - Compass 7 4448 2, Coyne, Eamonn; and Kris Drever - "Honk Toot Suite" (2006). Nimbus NI5415, Martin O'Connor - "Across the Waters" (miss-labelled as "Master Crowley's").

See also listings at:
Alan Snyder’s Cape Breton Fiddle Recording Index [1]
Alan Ng’s Irishtune.info [2]



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