Annotation:Absent Minded Man (The)

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X:1 T:Absent Minded Man, The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:O'Neill - Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems (1907), No. 254 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A d|cAc efg|aed c2A|dfd cec|dBB B2d| cAc efg|aed c2A|Bba gfg|aAA A2:| |:c|ecc Acc|ecc Acc|dBB GBB|dBB GBB| ecc fdd|gee aff|ecc dBG|ABA A2:|]

ABSENT MINDED MAN, THE (An Fear Dearmadac). AKA and see "House in the Corner (The)/House on the Corner (The)," "Little House Around the Corner (2) (The)," "Royal Irish Jig (The)," "Seamus Ennis's Jig," "O As I was Kissed Yestreen (2)," "Hare in the Corn (3)," "Hare in the Corner (2)," "Fhiach an Mhada Rua." Irish, Double Jig. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Old Scottish variants can be found in the Trotter Manuscript of 1780 and the Skene Manuscript of c. 1630-1640 under the “Hare in the Corn” title. The second strain is shared with "Little House (The)."

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Printed sources : - O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 21. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 758, p. 141. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 254, p. 56.

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