Bill Harte's Reel

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 Theme code Index    5L131 2326L
 Also known as    Ríl Liam Uí Airt, Sarah Hobbs'
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    
 Structure    AB
 Editor/Compiler    Brendan Breathnach
 Book/Manuscript title    Ceol Rince na hÉireann vol. 1
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 46
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1963
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
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BILL HARTE'S REEL (Ríl Liam Uí Airt). AKA - "Sarah Hobbs'." Irish, Reel. G Major/A Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Bill Harte was a Dublin accordion player. Josephine Keegan's "Aughacashel" is a related tune in the first part.

Source for notated version: accordionist Sonny Brogan (County Sligo/Dublin, Ireland), learned from Bill Harte [Breathnach].

Printed source: Breathnach (CRÉ I), 1963; No. 110, p. 46. Feldman & O'Doherty (The Northern Fiddler), 1979; p. 243(b) (Appears as untitled tune).

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