Rakes of Stragne (The)

Find traditional instrumental music
Jump to: navigation, search



Rakes of Stragne (The)  Click on the tune title to see or modify Rakes of Stragne (The)'s annotations. If the link is red you can create them using the form provided.Browse Properties <br/>Browse/:Rakes of Stragne (The)
 Theme code Index    1353 31H1H3H
 Also known as    Farewell to Erin (1), Maid in the Cherry Tree (2) (The)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 History    
 Structure    AB, ABBCC
 Editor/Compiler    James S. Kerr
 Book/Manuscript title    Merry Melodies vol. 4
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 170, p. 20
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1880's
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Media    
 Score   (1)   





X:1 T:Rakes of Stragne, The M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel S:Kerr – Merry Melodies, vol. 4, No. 170 (c. 1880’s) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D D2 (3FED (AD) (3FED | FAdc defd | D2 (3FED (AD) (3FED | BdAF FEEF | D2 (3FED (AD) (3FED | FAdc defd | (3agf (3gfe fdec | (3Bcd (AF)FEEF || |: dcdB ADFA | AFdF ADFA | dcdB ADFA | (3Bcd (AF) FEEF :| |: decd ABFA | BAFA Bcde | fdec dcBA | (3Bcd (AF) FEEF :|

X:1 T:Rakes of Stragne, The M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel S:”Grand Reel by Michael B. Shanahan.” Reidy cites his source and S:does not mean composer. S:P.D. Reidy music manuscript collection, London, 1890’s (No. 23) 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:D D2 (3FED AGFE|Dddc defd|D2 (FB) ADFA|(3Bcd (AF) FEEF| D2 (3FED AGFE|Dddc defg|afge fded|(3Bcd (AF) FEEA|| dcdB AGFG|AFdB ADFA|dcdB ADFA|(3Bcd (AF) FEEA| decd BcAc|BAFA Bcde|(3fga (ec) dcBA|(3Bcd (AF) FEEF||