The Cliff Dwellers reel

Also known as Liz Carroll’s.

There are 12 recordings of a tune by this name.

A tune by this name has been recorded together with Billy’s (a few times).

The Cliff Dwellers has been added to 1 tune set.

The Cliff Dwellers has been added to 23 tunebooks.

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Three settings

X: 1
T: The Cliff Dwellers
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gdor
[| dGGG FGAc | dggg {a}b2 ag | gagf dgfd | c<FAF Acfe ||
dG G/G/G FGAc | dg g/g/g {a}b2 ag | gagf dgfd | cFAF G2 Ac |]
[| dG G/G/G FGAc | dg g/g/g {a}b2 ag | gagf dgfd | cFAF Acfe ||
dG G/G/G FGAc | dg g/g/g {a}b2 ag | gagf dgfd | cFAF G3 a |]
[| gfdc A~G3 | DDGG AGGA | Bcdg fcdB | AF F/F/F [F3C3] a ||
gfdc A~G3 | DG[G,G]A {a}b2 ag | gagf dgfd | cFAF G3 a |]
[| gfdc A~G3 | D2 GG AGGA | Bcdg fcdB | AF F/F/F [F3C3] a ||
gfdc A~G3 | DGGA {a}b2 ag | gagf dgfd | cFAF G2 Ac |]
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X: 2
T: The Cliff Dwellers
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gdor
[| dGGG FGAc | dggg {a}b2 ag | gagf dgfd | c<FAF Acfe ||
dG G/G/G FGAc | dg g/g/g {a}b2 ag | gagf dgfd | cFAF G2 Ac |]
[| dG G/G/G FGAc | dg g/g/g {a}b2 ag | gagf dgfd | cFAF Acfe ||
dG G/G/G FGAc | dg g/g/g {a}b2 ag | gagf dgfd | cFAF G3 a |]
[| gfdc A~G3 | DDGG AGGA | Bcdg fcdB | AF F/F/F [F3C3] a ||
gfdc A~G3 | DG[G,G]A {a}b2 ag | gagf dgfd | cFAF G3 a |]
[| gfdc A~G3 | D2 GG AGGA | Bcdg fcdB | AF F/F/F [F3C3] a ||
gfdc A~G3 | DGGA {a}b2 ag | gagf dgfd | cFAF G2 Ac |]
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X: 3
T: The Cliff Dwellers
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Ador
d [| e ~A3 GA B/c/d | ea{b}ae bc'bg | ~a3 g ed{a}ge | dGBG B/c/d {a}gf ||
e ~A3 GA B/c/d | e2 ae bc'bg | abag ed{a}ge | dGBG A3 d |]
[| e ~A3 ~G3 d | ea{b}ae bc'bg | a2 {b}ag ed{a}ge | d ~G3 B/c/d gf ||
e ~A3 GA B/c/d | e2 ae bc'bg | a2 {b}ag ed{a}ge | dGBG A4 |]
[| {b}aged B ~A3 | EA{B}AG B ~A3 | B/c/d ef gded | B ~G3 d3 e ||
aged B ~A3 | e2 ae bc'bg | abag ed{a}ge | dGBG A4 |]
[| {b}aged B ~A3 | EA{B}AG B ~A3 | B/c/d ef gded | B ~G3 d3 e ||
aged B ~A3 | e2 ae bc'bg | abag ed{a}ge | dGBG A2 B/c/d |]
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Four comments

ABC with my original headers

X: 1
T: The Cliff Dwellers
C: Liz Carroll
S: Yvonne Casey
M: C|
L: 1/8
R: Reel
K: Gdor
N: First time through the tune - Thanks to Douglas Lowder for finding the name!
Z: George Grasso - 12 June 2010
[| dGGG FGAc | dggg {a}b2 ag | gagf dgfd | c<FAF Acfe ||
dG G/G/G FGAc | dg g/g/g {a}b2 ag | gagf dgfd | cFAF G2 Ac |]
[| dG G/G/G FGAc | dg g/g/g {a}b2 ag | gagf dgfd | cFAF Acfe ||
dG G/G/G FGAc | dg g/g/g {a}b2 ag | gagf dgfd | cFAF G3 a |]
[| gfdc A~G3 | DDGG AGGA | Bcdg fcdB | AF F/F/F [F3C3] a ||
gfdc A~G3 | DG[G,G]A {a}b2 ag | gagf dgfd | cFAF G3 a |]
[| gfdc A~G3 | D2 GG AGGA | Bcdg fcdB | AF F/F/F [F3C3] a ||
gfdc A~G3 | DGGA {a}b2 ag | gagf dgfd | cFAF G2 Ac |]

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A version from Conor Byrne

Transcribed this tune first from a Conor Byrne youtube clip. Then realized I had meant to learn it form Yvonne Casey’s album … so here’s my first transcription if you’re interested.

X: 1
T: The Cliff Dwellers
C: Liz Carroll
S: Youtube Clip - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KjL8XumwGfo

M: C|
L: 1/8
R: Reel
K: Ador
N: First time through the tune - Thanks Douglas Lowder for finding the name!
Z: George Grasso - 11 June 2010
d [| e ~A3 GA B/c/d | ea{b}ae bc’bg | ~a3 g ed{a}ge | dGBG B/c/d {a}gf ||
e ~A3 GA B/c/d | e2 ae bc’bg | abag ed{a}ge | dGBG A3 d |]
[| e ~A3 ~G3 d | ea{b}ae bc’bg | a2 {b}ag ed{a}ge | d ~G3 B/c/d gf ||
e ~A3 GA B/c/d | e2 ae bc’bg | a2 {b}ag ed{a}ge | dGBG A4 |]
[| {b}aged B ~A3 | EA{B}AG B ~A3 | B/c/d ef gded | B ~G3 d3 e ||
aged B ~A3 | e2 ae bc’bg | abag ed{a}ge | dGBG A4 |]
[| {b}aged B ~A3 | EA{B}AG B ~A3 | B/c/d ef gded | B ~G3 d3 e ||
aged B ~A3 | e2 ae bc’bg | abag ed{a}ge | dGBG A2 B/c/d |]

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Oh it is very similar to a traditional tune that is also in G dorian.