CIARAN O'REILLY. AKA and see "Master Seamus." Irish, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB. The tune was composed by fiddler Charlie Lennon who originally titled it "Master Seamus." The man whose name is associated with the tune, Ciaran Ó Raghaillaigh, is a fiddler from Dublin with a strong Cavan background, active since the 1960's, associated with the Abbey Tavern players, according to Finbar Boyle.
Printed source: Miller (Fiddler's Throne), 2004; No. 136, p. 89.
Recorded source: Nimbus NI 5320, Tommy Peoples & Seamus Gibson - "Fiddle Sticks: Irish Traditional Music from Donegal" (1991).
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