Michael Ward reel

Also known as Michael O’Connor.

There are 4 recordings of a tune by this name.

Michael Ward has been added to 16 tunebooks.

Download ABC

Three settings

X: 1
T: Michael Ward
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Emin
D|E2 EF G2 AB|cBAG F>E D2|e2 dB c2BA|GFGA B4|
EFGA BABG|AGAF GFGE|d2G2d2B2|bagf g4|
f2 Bg f2d2|edef d2B2|BAGF G2A2|B4 z2||
fa|bagb agfa|g2 fe dBdB|g2 g/a/b GBGB|A2B2 e4|
g2 f/g/a gdBd|gdga bc'ba|g2 fe deBA|GFGA B4|
E2 EF GFGE|FEFG AGAF|GFGA BABG|A2B2 c4|
B2 eB cBAc|BAGB A2 GF|GFEG FEDF|B2 [B,2B2] E4||
ABC
X: 2
T: Michael Ward
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmin
D2 DE TF2 GA | BAGF TE>D C2 | d2 dA B2 AG | AGFG A4 |
DEFG AGAF | GFGE FEFD | Tc2 F2 Tc2 A2 | agfe f4 |
Te2 Af Te2 c2 | dcde Tc2 A2 | AGFE F2 F/G/A | A6 z ||
f/g/ | agfa gfeg | f2 Ted cAcA | f2 f/g/a FAFA | G2 A2 d4 |
f2 e/f/g fcAc | fcfg abag | f2 ed cdAG | FEFG A4 |
D2 DE FEFD | EDEF GFGE | FEFG AGAF| G2 A2 TB4 |
A2 dA BAGB | AGFA TG2 FE | FEDF ED^CE | A2 A,2 D4 ||
ABC
X: 3
T: Michael Ward
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Emin
D|E2 EF TG2 AB|cBAG TF>E D2|e2 eB c2BA|GFGA B4|
EFGA BABG|AGAF GFGE|Td2G2Td2B2|bagf g4|
Tf2 Bg Tf2d2|edef Td2B2|BAGF G2A2|B4 z2||
ga|bagb agfa|g2 Tfe dBdB|g2 g/a/b GBGB|A2B2 e4|
g2 f/g/a gdBd|gdga bc'ba|g2 fe deBA|GFGA B4|
E2 EF GFGE|FEFG AGAF|GFGA BABG|A2B2 Tc4|
B2 eB cBAc|BAGB TA2 GF|GFEG TFEDF|B2 [B,2B2] E4||
# Added by JACKB .
ABC

Four comments

Michael Ward

This tune is not a reel, but there is no proper category for it. I think that it is an O’Carolan tune in 4/4 time. I learned it from the Arty McGlynn/Nollaig Casey CD ‘Lead the Knave’

Hornpipe would be the much better category!

Michael O’Connor

This is the Dm setting that Garry O’Briain has on his O’Carolan’s Dream CD, which is also how it appears in the Donal O’Sullivan collection (‘The Life, Times and Music of an Irish Harper’).

Given a choice, I would have given it a ‘hornpipe’ category.

E minor.

I like to play this tune in E minor.

Posted by .