At 07:59 PM 4/15/2011, Hugh E. O'Rourke wrote:
>Unfortunately, I have no Irish language skills, but could this be it?
Alas, no, that's Lady (beantighearna) Mary Ramsay.
>Perhaps the title" beanti.gearna maire ramsei" could translate to Madge
>N:"collected from F. O'Neill"
>B:"O'Neill's Dance Music of Ireland, 1536"
>T: beanti.gearna maire ramsei.
>Z:transcribed by John B. Walsh, [log in to unmask] 8/23/96
>D2 "Segno"|G2 (G>B) dBGB|dBeB dBAB|G2 (GB)d2 (Bd)|((3efg) (dB) AcBA|
>G2 (G>B) dBGB|dBeB dBAB|G2 (GB) dBGB|((3efg) dB A2||
>(ga)|b2 (gb) a2 (fa)|g2 (eg) (fd) B2|b2 gb a2 fa|gfef d2 (ga)|
>bagb agfa|gfeg dega|bgaf gfed|((3efg) dB AcBA "Segno"||
>From: Irish Traditional Music List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On
>Behalf Of Barry Taylor
>Sent: Friday, April 15, 2011 4:40 AM
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>Subject: Madge Gearn's Reel
>The index to Batt Scanlon's 1923 book refers to an item: 'Madge Gearn's
>Reel'. I have never heard of this and it is not in Alan Ng's incredibly
>comprehensive listing. Anyone any ideas?
>I would like to repeat my previous request: if anyone can help me to locate
>a copy of 'The Violin Made Easy and Attractive... Gaelic Collection of Irish
>Airs, Jigs, Reels, Hornpipes, Marches, etc.', published in San Francisco in
>1923, I would be eternally grateful, as the copy held in the Irish
>Traditional Music Archive is missing the essential pages containing the
>tunes marked with George Whelan's bowing method, as practiced by Patrick
>Kelly of Cree.
>Any suggestions welcomed!