Annotation:Winter Apples (1)

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X:1 T:Winter Apples M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:O'Neill's Music of Ireland. 1850 Melodies, 1903, p. 280, no. 1513 Z:François-Emmanuel de Wasseige K:G (3def|!segno!g2 (fd) edBA|GABG AGEF|GFGA BABd|(3efg (af) gfed| g2 (fd) edBA|GABG AGEF|GFGA BABd|(3efg af g2H|| (ef)|(3gab (eg) b2 (ag)|(3fga (df) a2 (gf)|(3gab (eg) b2 (ag)|(3fga (df) e2 (ef)| g b2 b b2 ag|f a2 a a2 gf|(3gag bg (3fgf af| edef gbaf!segno!|]

WINTER APPLES [1] ("Uballide Geimread" or "Uballa Geimrid"). AKA and see “Boston Rattlers',” "Connemara Stockings," “Hobb’s Favorite,” "Galway Reel (1)," "Kilrush Races." Irish, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. See also P.W. Joyce’s “Typrid Lasses,” a close variant. The "Kilrush Races" title comes from early-mid 20th century Cree, Co. Clare, concertina player Stack Ryan, who heard the tune from a traveling player at Kilrush Races.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - O'Neill (O’Neill’s Irish Music), 1915; No. 247, p. 130. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1513, p. 280. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 732, p. 128.

Recorded sources : - Copley Records 9-195 (78 RPM), Frank Nelson with Paddy Cronin, (195?. Appears as “Galway Reel”). Topic TSDL1502, Bernard O'Sullivan & Tommy McMahon - "Clare Concertinas" (originally recorded 1975. Appears as "Kilrush Races," from Stack Ryan). John Vesey – “Sligo Fiddler” (appears as “Apples in Winter”).

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