At 01:06 AM 11/25/98 -0600, Larry Mallette wrote:
>So the mystery:
>- Did Coleman learn the tune (or at least new parts to the tune) from
>O'Neill's dots, or
>- Was the "new" 6 part tune widely played in the US in Coleman's time?
Difficult to tell since his is the only recording of the tune I know of for
that period. The next one is by the Moate Ceili Band in Ireland in 1938,
followed by that of the Aughrim Slopes in 1956. As I mentioned, the
O'Farrell version from ca 1800 had five of the six parts.
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