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VOLUNTEER [2], THE (An Deontánach). Irish, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Taylor (1992) thinks his version could be a fling, and "a cracking good tune for a lilter."

Source for notated version: fiddler Micky Doherty, 1965 (Stranorlar, Co. Donnegal, Ireland) [Breathnach].

Printed sources: Breathnach (CRÉ II), 1976; No. 268, p. 138. Cranitch (Irish Fiddle Book), 1996; No. 60, p. 148. Taylor (Through the Half-door), 1992; No. 9, p. 8.

Recorded sources: Great Meadow Music GMM 2003, “Rodney Miller’s Airdance” (2000). Green Linnett GLCD 1119, Cherish the Ladies - "The Back Door" (1992. Learned from Joe Madden). Shaskeen - "Joys of Life" & "Shaskeen Live." Maire Ni Chatasaigh – “The New Strung Harp.” “Tony Linnane and Pat Sky.”




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