Comments on tunes

  • Re: Wired To The Moon

    The transcription above matches the recording pretty well. I’d never call it a mazurka, though, rather a Solas/Riverdance type of jig: xxx xxx|x2 x2 x2|

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  • Re: The Bluebell

    Oops, déjà vu et déjà dit!

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  • Re: Wired To The Moon

    I think this is categorized as a Mazurka just to have a place to put it. The version I heard is primarily in 5/4 with a couple of 6/4 measures in the B part. I don’t see any way to input a setting here with such a complicated time signature. I haven…

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  • Re: The Bluebell

    Re: composer: in some places it is stated that it was Frank Stanley, in others Florence Stanley. Does anyone know? Precious little known about anyone of either of those names! (I see Nigel demanded an answer 8 years ago!)

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  • Re: Frenzy

    Good call Nico, Emin would probably be the best key to play this in if one were tempted to bring this to sessions.

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  • Re: Manorhamilton The 8th Of May

    Composed by Joe Liddy and published in Vol. II of The Leitrim Fiddler. The published version is in ADor .

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  • Re: The Pouca

    Brian learn me that tune it’s my teatcher

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  • The Laying Hen

    From the playing of Aobha Ní Aragáin+Úna Ní Bhriain+Paul Harrigan here at 34:24 :

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  • The Gowlan Road

    Mairead and Dierdre Hurley did a wonderful version of this tune on TG4. This is, more or less, the shell of how they played it.

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  • I Have Two Yellow Goats, X:7

    Last one! A Sliabh Luachra setting from box player John Murphy of Currow and Mourneabbey. Recorded and transcribed by Pat Slattery in 1976. This version in A finishes on A in both parts. It can be heard on SoundCloud:

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