Sporting Days of Easter (2)

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X: 1 T: Sporting Days of Easter [2] T: Laethanta Spraoi na C\'asca S: B.Breathnach: "Ceol Rince na hEireann" II/281 Z: B.Black L: 1/8 M: 4/4 R: reel K: Dmix d2 cA GEEE|ABAG A2-A2|d2 cA GEEE|A2 GE D2-D2| d2 cA GEEE|ABAG A2 Bd|d2 cA GEEE|A2 GE D2-D2 || c2 cd ef g2|eaag efge|c2 cd ef g2|abge d2-d2| c2 cd ef g2|eaag ef g2|fged cAGc|Addd dfed ||




SPORTING DAYS OF EASTER [2], THE (Leathanta Spraoi na Cásca). AKA and see “Flurry Reel (The),” “Micho Russell's Reel (5)," "Ned McCormack's.” Irish, Reel (whole time). D Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Source Micho Russell had no name for it, and Breathnach gave it the name of a tune he found in a manuscript collection (only the first strain was the same, however). Arty McGlynn called the reel “Micho Russell’s” on his album “Lead the Knave.” O'Neill's "Merry Days of Easter (1) (The)" is a similar title, but a different melody.


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - flute and whistle player Micko Russell (Co.Clare,Ireland) [Breathnach/CRÉ II]; fiddler Jim Mulqueeny [Breathnach/CRÉ V].

Printed sources : - Breathnach (CRÉ II), 1976; No. 281, p. 144. Breathnach (CRÉ V), 1999; No. 149, pp. 74-75.

Recorded sources : - Compass 7 4424 2, Michael McGoldrick - "Wired" (2006).

See also listing at :
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]



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