Annotation:Beer Drinker (The)

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X:1 T:Beer Drinker, The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig Q:"Very Quick" B:R.M. Levey – First Collection of the Dance Music of Ireland (1858, No. 46, pp. 18-19) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D (F/E/)|DEF {G}FEF|AFF (F2E)|DEF {G}FEF|AFE E2F| DEF {G}FEF|AFA d2d|cBA BAF|AFE E2:| |:f|ecA ABA|ecA (A2f)|ecA Ace|fdB B2f| ecA fdB|ecA a^gf|ecA BAF|AFE E2:| |:d|dFF {G}FEF|AFF F2d|dFF {G}FEF|AFE E2d| dFF {G}FEF|AFA d2d|cBA BAF|AFE E2:|]

BEER DRINKER, THE. AKA and see "Drunken Piper (5) (The)," "Jackson's Stranger (1)," "Larry the Beer Drinker," "Paddy "Go Easy"." Irish, Double Jig (6/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCC (Kennedy, Kerr, Levey): AABCCDD (). Kerr identifies the tune as Irish. The tune appears in R.M. Levey's 1858 Dance Music of Ireland under this title, and it was entered into Book 1 of the large mid-19th music manuscript collection of County Cork uilleann piper and Church of Ireland cleric wikipedia:James_Goodman_(musicologist) (1828-1896).

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Printed sources : - Kennedy (Jigs & Quicksteps, Trips & Humours), 1997; No. 5, p. 4. Kerr (Merry Melodies, vol. 1), c. 1880's; No. 52, p. 40. Levey (First Collection of the Dance Music of Ireland), 1858; No. 46, pp. 18-19.

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