Sheet Music: Lady Kelly's Reel

TitleLady Kelly's Reel
Alternate titlesThe Northern Lasses
Up Roscommon
ComposerTraditional Irish
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyG major
RangeD4–B5
Time signature4/4
Tempo120 BPM
Performance time1:05
Difficulty levelintermediate
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Date added2017-11-02
Last updated2017-11-02
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Celtic Music, Reels, Traditional/Folk

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Thursday 2 November 2017

Tune of the Day: Lady Kelly's Reel

Traditional Irish reel

This reel is taken from Francis O'Neill's collection Waifs and Strays of Gaelic Melody, published in 1922. O'Neill remarks:

This famous reel as played by John Kelly, a fiddler of phenomenal execution now living in San Francisco Cal., is a florid setting of Sergt. James O'Neill's “Northern Lasses” printed in the O'Neill Collections. Kelly, a native of Roscommon, Ireland, says this reel was known as “Kelly's Reel” before his time.