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X:1 T:Shanvaghera M:2/2 L:1/8 C:Ed Reavy R:Reel N:The name of Brigid's school in County Mayo. Like so many N:other place names in Ireland it has the sound of the tradition in it. N:The school no longer stands, but Ed's tune, we trust, will live on to N:honor the memory of Delia's little schoolhouse in the far west of Ireland. Z:Joe Reavy K:D FG | Addc d2 AB | =cAG=F ECCE | DA,DE FEFG | (3ABA G_B Adde | =fedf ed^ce | d^cA^F GE=CE | DEFG Ad=cA | GE=CE D2 :|| |: A2 | defg afdB | [E2=c2] Gc EcGc | defg afdf | e=c (3cBc Addf | afdf edce |dcAF GE=CE | AEFG Ae=cA | GE=CE D2 :||



SHANVAGHERA. Irish, Reel. D Mixolydian/Major (cut time). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by County Cavan/Philadelphia fiddler and composer Ed Reavy (1898-1988). Ed’s son Joe Reavy states the tune was named after Brigid’s school in County Mayo.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Reavy (The Collected Compositions of Ed Reavy), No. 25, p. 26.

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