Doctor's Cross (The)

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DOCTOR'S CROSS, THE. Irish, Hornpipe. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by County Cavan/Philadelphia fiddler and composer Ed Reavy (1898-1988) in memory of a crossroads once located outside Cootehill town near the village of Barnagrove, where Reavy grew up. A doctor's house stood nearby, but when Reavy went back in the 1960's to visit the area the dwelling had been torn down, the road changed and the crossroads apparently obliterated.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Reavy (The Collected Compositions of Ed Reavy), No. 109, p. 122.

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