O'Donnell Abu (2)

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 Theme code Index    1155 6661H
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    Michael B. Shanahan
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    March/Marche
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Mixolydian
 Time signature    4/4
 Structure    AB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Patrick Reidy
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Patrick Reidy music manuscript collection
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 21
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1890's
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:O'Donnell Abu [2] M:C L:1/8 R:March Q:"Slow" S:”By Micheal B. Shanahan.” (Reidy refers to his source, not composer). S:P.D. Reidy music manuscript collection, London, 1890’s (No. 21) N:”Professor” Patrick Reidy of Castleisland was a dancing N:master engaged by the Gaelic League in London to teach N:dance classes. He introduced “Siege of Ennis” and “Walls N:of Limerick” ceili dances and wrote a treatise on dancing. N:Reidy told O’Neill that his source, Shanahan was a “celebrated N:violinist”, the son of a piper born in Kilrush, Co. Clare, with a N:great reputation in Kerry and Limerick in the 1860’s. It is unclear N:where Shanahan was in relation to his acquaintance with Reidy N:(i.e. in London or Ireland). F: http://rarebooks.library.nd.edu/digital/bookreader/MSE_1434-1/#page/1/mode/1up Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Dmix D2 (DF)A2A2|B2 (BA) (Bc) d2|D2 (DF) A2A2|BAGF E4| D2 (DF) A2A2|B2 (BA) B2 cd|f2 fe dcBA|d2 (de) d4|| f2 (ed) (fd) A2|e2 (ef) (ec) A2|d2 (cB) BAGF|F2 EE E4| D2 (DF) A2A2|B2 (BA) Bcde|f2 (fe) dcBA|d2 dd d4||