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 Theme code Index    1H537 1H553H
 Also known as    Whisky and Beer
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Jig/Quadrille
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 History    IRELAND(Munster)
 Structure    AAB
 Editor/Compiler    D. Curtin
 Book/Manuscript title    Curtin Manuscript
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 11, p. 5
 Year of publication/Date of MS    mid-19th century
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 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
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 Score   (1)   




X:1 T:Whisky and Beer [2] M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:Finnegan/Curtin Manuscript (Sliabh Luachra, Co. Cork, mid-19th century, B:No. 11, p. 5) B: https://www.itma.ie/digital-library/manuscript/finnegan-curtin-manuscript N:The ms. predates the introduction of quadrille-based polkas and slides that N:now characterize the music of Sliabh Luachra region, thought to have been N:introduced in the latter 19th century. S:Breandán Breathnach (1912-85) obtained the ms. from E. Finnegan, who had it S:from D. Curtin of Stagmount, Rockchapel, Co Cork. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D d|:cAA A2G|FGA/B/ cAd|cAA A2G|Ade fed| cAA A2G|FGA/B/ cde|faf edc|1 Add def/d/:|2 Add d2e|| f2f e2e|fed cde|faf edc|Add d2 e| f2f e2e|fed cde|fed cAG|Add d2e| f2f e2e|fed cde|faf edc|Add d2(f/g/)| afa geg|fed cde|fed gec|Add def/d/||

X:1 T:Whiskey & Beer [2] M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:”Daniel Kelleher, Clonaugh, Castleisland, Co. Kerry” N:”Most Perfect. Professor P.D. Reidy.” S:P.D. Reidy music manuscript collection, London, 1890’s (No. 31) 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's source, Daniel Kelleher, was variously said to have been N:from Castleisland, Sliabh Luachra region, County Kerry, or from N:the native-Irish speaking region of Achadh Bolg, Múscraigh, in N:County Cork. Reg Hall (2017) also found a reference to Kelleher N:as one of the soloists who accompanied step dancing exhibitions N:at Gaelic League events in London between 1897 and 1901. According N:to Hall, Kelleher was a young fiddle player active within the N:Gaelic League. His name is attached to thirteen tunes in Reidy’s collection. F: http://rarebooks.library.nd.edu/digital/bookreader/MSE_1434-1/#page/1/mode/1up Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D e|dcA A2G|FGA cAd|dcA A2G|Add fed| cAA A2A|F(G/A/B) cde|fed cAG|Add d2:| e|f2f ede|fed cde|fed edc|Add d2e| fff ede|fed cde|fed cAG|Add d2e| fgf edd|fed cde|fed edc|Add d2f| afa geg|fed cde|fed cAG|Add d2||

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