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X:1 T:Banks of Claudy [2] M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Moderately Quick and Lively" B:Bunting – Ancient Music of Ireland (1840, No. 43, p. 33) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:E .B .B(B/4/c4d/)|.e(e/4d/4c/) .B(B/4A/4G/) TF2|(E2E) z(C/4D/4E/).E| F2 (F/A/)(G/F/) E E|E2 z(.B .B)(B/4c/4d/)|.e (e/4d/4c/) .B(B/4A/4G/) TF2| (E2E) z(C/4D/4E/).E|F2 .F(F/G/) .E.E|(E2E)||(.B.A.F)| (GB)(cd) ~e>f|g2 (g/f/e/d/) c2|(B,/4A,/4G,/)G,/.G, (G,/4A,/4B,/).B, (G/4A/4B/).B|(c2c)z .B(B/A/)| (.G.B.c.d) (~e>f)|g2 (g/f/)(e/d/) .c2|(B,/4A,/4G,/)G,/.G, (G,/4A,/4B,/).B, (G/4A/4B/).B|[E3A3c3] .c .B(B/4c/4d/)| .e (e/>c/) B (B/>G/) (F/>E/)(F/>G/)|E4 (C/4D/4E/).E|F2 .FF/>G/ .E.E|E2 !fermata!E||

Charles Byrne
BANKS OF CLAUDY [2]. Irish, Air (3/4 time). E Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB.

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - the Irish collector Edward Bunting noted the melody from the harper Charles Byrne, probably at the end of the 18th century [Bunting].

Printed sources : - Edward Bunting (Ancient Music of Ireland), 1840; No. 43, p. 33. O'Sullivan/Bunting, 1983; No. 43, pp. 67-68.

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