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Garret Barrys

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Size: 4,218kb, uploaded 8/21/2009 7:42:28 PM
Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

R.D. Lunceford's great tune "Old Jim Wren" in triple C tuning (gCGCC) inspired me to try to use this tuning to convert a modal, piper's jig, into a banjo reel. I think many tunes will work well in this tuning. Here is the first one I tried, a well-known jig from the blind piper Garret Barry.

1 comment on “Garret Barrys”

clawhammermike Says:
Sunday, October 11, 2009 @10:20:08 PM

what a great tune, very nice work.

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