Queen of the Faeries

Story

I learned this set dance from the playing of Larry Redican. Its first few measures seem to be related to the melody of an old tune – also a set dance – called 'The King of the Fairies'. And so, 'here's me' (an old Irish expression) playing 'Queen of the Faeries'.

Publisher

Séamus Connolly
Boston College Libraries
08-07_Queen_of_the_Faeries-Set_Dance.pdf
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Citation

Connolly, Séamus (fiddle) and Donohue, Gabriel (piano), “Queen of the Faeries,” The Séamus Connolly Collection of Irish Music, accessed June 2, 2020, https://connollymusiccollection.bc.edu/document/695.