pathlets’s four comments

  • Re: Joe Kennedy’s

    I found it note for note in P W Joyce’s ‘Ancient Irish Music’ (held in Sheffield University library). Joyce calls it Kennedy’s Jig and writes, ‘Taken down in 1847, from the whistling of William Sheedy, of Fanningstown, in the county Limerick.’ more…

  • Re: The Ace And Deuce Of Pipering

    There’s a version in ‘Ancient Irish Music’ collected and edited by P W Joyce (pub. 1912, copy in Sheffield University library). Joyce writes, ‘I noted it down in 1853 from the whistling of John Dolan, of Glenosheen in the county Limerick.’ more…

  • Re: Father Tom’s Wager

    Just to add a step to frkrygow’s comment about the route travelled by Rose Murphy’s version of The Frog in the Well, Pete Coe shared it with me when we played for some ceilidhs years ago. Pete credited it to Rose and drew my attention to her tendency some… more…

  • Rhythm of solas version

    Has anyone made sense of the rhythm of the Solas set coconut dog and morning dew? It’s 3-3-2 for quite a lot of the time but the links between the main phrases cut across this. Any ideas? more…