Annotation:Banks of the Shannon (1) (The)

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X:1 T:Banks of the Shannon [1] M:3/8 L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Amoroso" B:Bunting - General Collection of the Ancient Music of Ireland (1796; No. 31, p. 17) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G G/E/|(DE)G/A/|B(B/A/)G|TE/>F/GG|AG/E/D|E/F/GA| Bg (3f/e/d|T[^c2e2] (d/e/)|[F2d2]||:d/e/|gg(e/d/)|ege/d/|(eB)(A/G/)| G/E/!fermata!D (3G/B/d/|[c2e2] d/c/|{c}(B/A/)BA/G/|(EB)TA/>G/|[B,2D2G2]:|]

BANKS OF THE SHANNON [1], THE. Irish, Slow Air (3/8 time). G Major (Bunting, O'Neill): A Major (Stanford/Petrie): E Flat Major (Clinton). Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (O'Neill): ABB (Bunting, Stanford/Petrie). O'Neill's and Hughes' versions are very close to that printed in 1796 by Belfast collector Edward Bunting; Clinton's version is a setting for the flute.

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - "From Father Walsh" [Stanford/Petrie]; Michael O'Brien [O'Neill].

Printed sources : - Bunting (General Collection of the Ancient Music of Ireland), 1796; No. 31, p. 17. Clinton (Gems of Ireland: 200 Airs), 1841; No. 160, p. 81. Hughes (Gems from the Emerald Isle), c. 1860?; No. 33, p. 9. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 310, p. 54. Stanford/Petrie (Complete Collection), 1905; No. 805, p. 201.

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