O'Neill - Waifs and Strays of Gaelic Melody, Volume 1, Issue 1, Page 76

O'Neill - Waifs and Strays of Gaelic Melody, Volume 1, Issue 1, Page 76


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O'Neill, Capt. Francis
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O'Neill - Waifs and Strays of Gaelic Melody
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227228[ V a *I ai irV. .L1SS 1 ains ReelMiss Bali -is FancyMiss Browns FavoriteI a aa a iia-Airds Selectjon$ 1782-97a 0 a 0Airds Selections, 1782-97- a, , r.1 I122225The Marquj 5 of }Iunti ReelREEL8a123I .10ih1.. . a7 7-a _ a 01I ..7This fine reel first published in 1781 is but one of many composed by W Marshall Who for thirty years was in the service of the Duke of Gordon as butler and house Steward. In music as in otheraccomplishments he Was entirely self taught. His Playing of strathspeys and reels was so 1 nsPiringit is said, that neither the old nor the Young could overcome their inclination to dance. As an amateurviolin Player of Scottish dance music, he was unrivalled in the last half of the 18 th century. No com-poser of his time was so victimized by plagiarjsj 5 Who appropriated his tunes, changed a few notes,and passed them off as their own under different titles.I I226Capt. I el1er Reel1a- a --. I aa.1 1a a- 1tI.229a The above cl per tune first appeared in 1761 in A Collectjo of the ewe8t a d the Rest ReelsPublished in Edinburgh by Neil Stewart As Capt. Keeler Reeljt has been reprjnted in recent Years, but Without the spiri e second finish.Aird Selections, 1782- 97a a 4 .. a#... a0 a0-_ -a*... a aI I IIa *.a aI I - 71
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