Spinner's Delight (The)

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X:1 T:The Spinner’s Delight M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:O'Neill's Music of Ireland. 1850 Melodies, 1903, p. 257, no. 1380 Z:François-Emmanuel de Wasseige K:A (ed)|c2 (cB) Acec|dcBA GABd|(cA)ce (fd)fa|(3gab (eg) afed| c2 (cB) Acec|dcBA GABd|(3cBA (3cde dBGB|AcBG A2|| (cd)|e2 (ag) aecA|B2 (Bc) dcBc|Aced ceba|ge^de fe=dB| e2 (ag) aecA|d2 (fg) fgaf|e2 (gf) edcB|AcBG A2|]

SPINNER'S DELIGHT, THE (Taitneam an sniomaide). AKA and see "Lománach Cross," "Fourpenny Bit (The)," "Sean Maguire's." Irish, Reel (cut time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (O'Neill/1850): AA'B (O'Neill/Krassen). The first two bars are very similar to those of "Fairy Reel (4) (The)."

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Chicago Police Sergeant James O’Neill, a fiddler originally from County Down and Francis O’Neill’s collaborator [O’Neill].

Printed sources : - O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 128. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1380, p. 257.

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