Ten Pound Float (The)

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TEN POUND FLOAT, THE. AKA and see “Coleman's Cross (2),” “Éilís ní Bhrógaín/Elizabeth Brogan,” “Killavil Reel (2) (The),” “Killavil Fancy." Irish, Reel (cut time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Taylor): AABB (Miller & Perron). A ‘float’ is the money used to start off a till so that change is available for the first customers. The "Ten Pound Float" title for the tune comes from the English folk-revival group Steel Eye Span, according to Philippe Varlet.


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Chris Dewalo (Phila., Pa.) [Miller & Perron].

Printed sources : - Miller & Perron (Irish Traditional Fiddle Music vol. 2), 1977; No. 42. Miller & Perron (Irish Traditional Fiddle Music), 2nd Edition, 2006; p. 106. Taylor (Through the Half-door), 1992; No. 4, p. 5.

Recorded sources : - Castle Music CMCD 781, Steeleye Span – “Lark in the Morning” (2003/1972). Foxglove FG0150, Randal Bays - "The Salmon's Leap" (2000). Shaskeen - "Joys of Life."

See also listing at :
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings Index [2]



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