Reel (single), D Dorian, Traditional Irish
Also known as The Chicken In The Saucepan; The Maids Of Mitchellstown
- Video – The Bothy Band: The Maids of Mitchelstown – from the album Out of the Wind, Into the Sun
- Audio – Stephen Ducke: The Maids of Mitchelstown (Reel) – from the book Irish Music – 400 Traditional Tunes
Dots (Music Notation)
As always for traditional tunes, the musical notation and chords do not indicate the “right” way to play the tune, but are a useful reference.
(Sheet music will be added here.)
Examples of sets that include this tune.
- The Porthole of the Kelp / The Maids of Mitchelstown
References and Resources
For those who want to dig deeper, here are some other resources.
- More Recordings
- Video – P.J. Hayes & Martin Hayes: The Porthole of the Kelp / The Maids of Mitchelstown Reels – from the album The Shores of Lough Graney
- Video – Kevin Burke: Tuttle’s Reel / The Bunch of Green Rushes / The Maids of Mitchelstown (Live) – from the album An Evening with Kevin Burke
- Audio – Randal Bays: Willie Owen / The Maids of Mitchellstown / House of Hamill – from the album Up the West
- Video – Patrick Madden and Friends: Pipe on the Hob – Hag at the Churn – Maids of Mitchelstown – from the album Sounds of St. Andrews.
- Lesson – Kevin Burke: The Maids of Mitchelstown – Trad Irish Fiddle Lesson by Kevin Burke – partial lesson on fiddle, with some insights into the source of the tune. (Full lesson requires subscription.)
- Other Resources
- Webpage – The Session: The Maids Of Mitchelstown (Reel) – crowdsourced sheet music, comments, and other information.
- Article: Dorian, Mixolydian, Oh My: Modes in a Nutshell, by Jonathan Lay, TrailJams