Rose Garden (The)

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ROSE GARDEN, THE. AKA and see "Paddy Cronin's Reel (2)." Irish, Reel (whole time). E Minor/Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA’B. The first strain of "Pride of Rathmore (The)" is similar (but not identical) with the first part of "The Rose Garden" and may be a cognate strain. The tune was recorded as "Paddy Cronin's Reel (2)" by the group Monks of the Screw in 1995. The melodic contour of the first two measures is similar to those of the reel "Rose in the Garden (The)," except a step apart.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - the Rice-Walsh manuscript, a collection of music from the repertoire of Jeremiah Breen, a blind fiddler from North Kerry, notated by his student [O’Neill].

Printed sources : - Abeyta, MacUileagóid, Guerin, de Grae, Dalton (Drawing from the Well: A Selection of Music from the North Kerry Tradition), 2010; p. 22. O’Neill (Waifs and Strays of Gaelic Melody), 1922; No. 236.

Recorded sources: - Shanachie LP 29013, Liz Carroll - "A Friend Indeed" (1979).



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