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Ciaran O'Reilly

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 Theme code Index   5L3L5L3 7L4L6L4
 Also known as    Ciaran Ó Raghallaigh, Master Seamus
 Composer/Core Source    Charlie Lennon
 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    AA'BB
 Editor/Compiler    Randy Miller
 Book/Manuscript title    Fiddler's Throne (The)
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 136, p. 89
 Year of publication/Date of MS    2004
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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).


X:1
T:Ciaran Ó Raghallaigh
T:Master Seamus
C:Charlie Lennon
M:4/4
L:1/8
Z:Ted Hastings
K:G
B,C|DB, ~B,2 DGBG|FC ~C2 EGcG|FD ~D2 FAdc|edcd BGEG|
DG,B,D GB,DG|ECDE GCEG|FADF AcBA|1 GFAF G2:|2 GEDB, G,2||
Bc|dggf gdBd|eccB ceag|fddc dfc'b|agfe dcBc|
d2 Bd gdBd|~c2 Bc ABAF|EccB cBAG|FDCA, G,2:||