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WEAVERS [1], THE. AKA - "Weaver's Slide (The)." AKA and see "Coleman's," "Denis Murphy's Slide (5)," "Julia Clifford's Slide (3)," "O'Keefe's No. 2," "Pádraig O'Keeffe's Slide (3)." Irish, Slide (12/8 time). Ireland Kerry. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB'. The title is a reference to fiddler Denis Murphy’s father, known as 'Bill the Weaver', although alternate titles bear the names of a number of mid-20th century Sliabh Luachra fiddlers, including brother and sister Denis Murphy and Julia Clifford, itinerent fiddle-master Pádraig O'Keeffe, and accordion player Johnny O'Leary.

Source for notated version: Chieftains (Ireland) [Brody]; set dance music recorded at Na Píobairí Uilleann, late 1980’s [Taylor].

Printed sources: Brody (Fiddler’s Fakebook), 1983; p. 286. Bulmer & Sharpley (Music from Ireland, vol. 2), 1974; No. 63. Taylor (Music for the Sets: Blue Book), 1995; pp. 15 & 20. Treoir, vol. 38, No. 1, 2006; p. 28.

Recorded sources: Claddagh CC14, Chieftans "Chieftains 4." Front Hall 09, How to Change a Flat Tire "A Point of Departure." Shanachie 79024, "Chieftains 4" (1972/1983).

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




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