Barley Grain (3) (The)

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X:1 % T:Barley Grain [3], The M:C L:1/8 S:James Goodman music manuscript collection (mid-19th cent., County Cork, vol. 3, p. 78) R:Reel Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion F: K:G dcAG {D}FG A2|dcAF GABG|dcAG {D}FG A2|dBcA G2G2:| dggf gaag|fede fefd|dggf gaag|fdcA BG G2| dggf gaag|fede f2 (ga)|bg af g2 ag|fdcA AG G2||

BARLEY GRAIN [3], THE. Irish, Reel (whole time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. The melody was entered into the large mid-19th century music manuscript collection of County Cork cleric, uilleann piper and collector James Goodman. Hugh and Lisa Shields find Goodman's "Greggs Pipes (2)" a cognate version, and note that the 2nd strain of "Barley Grain (3)" is shared with that of "Knocknaboul Polka (2)" (Polca Chnoc na bPoll),

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