Source: John McFadden in Dance Music of Ireland1
Possibly a composition of McFadden’s. According to DeGrae, the second part may be adapted from The Irish Hautboy (MOI 570).2
O’Neill’s account of McFadden from Irish Minstrels and Musicians can be found here.
- Francis O’Neill, The Dance Music of Ireland (1001 Gems). Chicago, Lyon & Healy, 1907, p.103, #554. Also appears in
Francis O’Neill, O’Neill’s Music of Ireland: Eighteen Hundred and Fifty Melodies. Chicago, Lyon & Healy, 1903, p242, #1289.
- Paul DeGrae, Sources of tunes in O’Neill’s Music of Ireland and Dance Music of Ireland, www.irishtune.info, 2017.