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X:1 T:Barney Brallaghan M:9/8 L:1/8 R:Hop Jig B:O'Flannagan - The Hibernia Collection (Boton, 1860, p. 8) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D A|F2A A2A A2A|F2A AAA GE>G|F2A A2A A2A|B2B e2d cBA| f2a ffa f3|ffa f2a gee|f2a f2a f2f|g2f efe cBA| f3 a3 d3|g2f e2d cBA|f3 e3 d3|B2B A2G FED:|]

BARNEY BRALLAGHAN (Bernard Ua Brolcain). AKA and see "Blewitt's Jig," "Master Tailor's Lilt (The)," "Miss Blewit's Jig," "Mrs. Barney Brallaghan," "'Twas on a windy night." Irish, English, American; Hop Jig (9/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part (O'Flannagan, Raven): ABBCC (White): AABBC (Roche, O'Neill/1850 & 1001): AABBCC (Cole, Kerr, Tubridy): AABBCC' (O'Neill/Krassen). The tune was set to the words "Barney B(r)allaghan's Courtship" by Hudson, c. 1850, although the tune must have been in circulation prior to that for it was entered as an untitled slip jig in the music manuscript of East Anglian musician William Clarke (Feltwell, Norfolk) sometime in the first half of the 19th century. An early printing occurs in Patrick O'Flannagan's Hibernia Collection, published by Elias Howe in Boston in 1860 (O'Flnnagan was actually a pseudonym for Howe himself).

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Cole (1000 Fiddle Tunes), 1940; p. 57. Emmerson (Rantin' Pipe and Tremblin' String), 1971; No. 69, p. 155. Giblin (Collection of Traditional Irish Dance Music), 1928; 98. Kerr (Merry Melodies, vol. 2), c. 1880's; No. 229, p. 26. O'Flannagan (The Hibernia Collection), 1860; p. 8. O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 83. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1145, p. 216. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 429, p. 84. Raven (English Country Dance Tunes), 1984; p. 131. Roche (Collection of Traditional Irish Music, vol. 2), 1912; No. 259, p. 26. Ryan's Mammoth Collection, 1883. Tubridy (Irish Traditional Music, Book Two), 1999; p. 42. Westrop (120 Country Dances, Jigs, Reels, Hornpipes, Strathspeys, Spanish Waltz etc. for the Violin), c. 1923; No. 3. Jean White (100 Popular Hornpipes, Reels, Jigs and Country Dances), Boston, 1880; p. 37. White's Unique Collection, 1896; No. 17, p. 3.

Recorded sources : - Cottey Light Industries CLI-903, Dexter et al - "Over the Water" (1993).

See also listing at :
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [1]
Alan Ng's [2]

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