Taylor’s barndance

Also known as The Taylor’s Fling, Taylor’s Highland Fling, The Taylor’s.

There are 14 recordings of this tune.

This tune has been recorded together with

Taylor's has been added to 21 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: Taylor's
R: barndance
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|:de dB A2FA|Be ef ed Bc|de dB AF BF|1ED EF D2FA:|2ED EF D3B||
|:Ad fd ed fd|Ad fd eB B2|1Ad fd ed fd|AB AF D4:|2a2fd eBB2|AB AFD4||

Six comments

Another barndance composed by Paul McGrattan. The man himself plays this barndance together with ansty’s barndance. Both barndances are namend after the famous west Cork couple, The Taylor and Ansty.

The first part reminds me of Green Grow the Rushes.

"The Taylor’s" & "The Ansty’s"

"The Ansty’s" ~ barndance / schottische / German (32 bars swung)
Key signature: A Major
Submitted on December 23rd 2005 by Nicole Isabel.


Very very very close The Rising sun as Micho Russell played it and as such part of the Master’s Return family of tunes.

Posted .

Right spelling?

I know the story as ‘The Tailor and Ansty’, for a tailor he was.


The second part is almost

The Scartaglen Reel, number 263 (page 136) in Breathnach II.