ConorW’s one hundred and sixty-five comments

  • Re: Dudley Gallagher’s Fancy

    I have since discovered that this tune is a version of Miss (Sarah) Drummond of Perth more…

  • Gan Ainm

    This light classical waltz (LK.161) is transcribed from the Leonard-Kernan MS (c1840s) of Abbeyshrule, Co Longford. It not the nicest tune in the world, to say the least, and could be a faulty transcription. There are only 6 bars in each part in the manus... more…

  • Gan Ainm

    This light classical waltz (LK.174) is transcribed from the Leonard-Kernan MS (c1840s) of Abbeyshrule, Co Longford. There are only 11 bars in the third part transcribed in the manuscript more…

  • Gan Ainm

    This light classical polka (LK.100) is the second tune from an untitled set of quadrilles transcribed from the Leonard-Kernan MS (c1840s) of Abbeyshrule, Co Longford more…

  • Gan Ainm

    This light classical polka (LK.102) is the fifth tune from an untitled set of quadrilles transcribed from the Leonard-Kernan MS (c1840s) of Abbeyshrule, Co Longford more…

  • Gan Ainm

    This light classical polka (LK.103) is the fifth tune from an untitled set of quadrilles transcribed from the Leonard-Kernan MS (c1840s) of Abbeyshrule, Co Longford more…

  • Re: The Step Dancer

    Kenny, I think you're right. I had a spotted this connection alsoand seeing that you connected it independently supports this link. I just noticed there is another version from that Drumreilly region of Leitrim transcribed by Terence Reilly, a neighbour o... more…

  • Re: Doran From Kesh

    Kenny, you're spot on, Doran from Kesh and Patsy Hanley's are definitely related. It would be interesting to know where Patsy learned his version? more…

  • Doran From Kesh

    This tune was submitted by the fiddler Alex Sutherland (1874-1969) of Drumreilly, Co Leitrim to the National Folklore Commission in 1957. I have not been able to match the tune thus far. The first part matches the second part of "John O'Neill's Reel" whil... more…

  • Re: The Step Dancer

    I see this tune has been linked to a recording of its namesake on "The Piping Centre 1996 Recital Series - Volume 1". I have not heard the recording but would doubt its the same tune. more…