Village of Cong (The)

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VILLAGE OF CONG, THE. Irish, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by County Cavan/Philadelphia fiddle player and composer Ed Reavy (1898-1988). Cong was the village setting of John Ford’s famous movie “The Quiet Man,” starring John Wayne (as Sean Thornton) and Victor McLaglin (as Squire Danaher).

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Reavy (The Collected Compositions of Ed Reavy), No. 48, p. 50.

Recorded sources:




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