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Dale Russ and Marla Fibish: “The Kerry Reel/The Beauty Spot”

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A medley of Irish reels from Peghead Nation’s renowned Irish fiddle and mandolin teachers.

by Scott Nygaard
May 25, 2018

Peghead Nation’s Irish fiddle and mandolin teachers Dale Russ and Marla Fibish are some of the best Irish musicians in the US. Martin Hayes has called Dale Russ “one of the greatest fiddlers I know in Irish traditional music” and Marla is one of the most renowned voices on the mandolin in Irish music. They were in the Peghead Nation studio recently working on future lessons for theirIrish Fiddle and Irish Mandolin courses and got together to play this medley of Irish reels: “The Kerry Reel” and “The Beauty Spot.”

You can learn to play the traditional dance music of Ireland on the fiddle in Dale’s Irish Fiddle course or on the mandolin in Marla’s Irish Mandolin course. Enroll in Peghead Nation today!

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Posted by Daniel Brown on
What is the name of the second tune in that set of 2 reels, i know and play the first one.
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