Bees in the Cherry Tree

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X:1 % T:Bees in the Cherry Tree M:6/8 L:1/8 S:Martin Mulvihill's notebook (No 91, p. 16) N:From the playing of James McMahon, copied from N:Liam Donnelly's hand-written book of N:County Fermanagh dance tunes. Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G d|({b}gfg) d2B|G2B c2e|d2B ({c}BAG)|B2A A2d| ({b}gfg) d2B|G2B c2e|d2B ABA|G3 G2:| |:d|g2g (bag)|aba a2g|faf def|g2d B2d| ({a}gfg) bag|aba a2g|faf def|g3 g2:|]



BEES IN THE CHERRY TREE (Na beacha sa chrann silíní). Irish, Single Jig (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - from the playing of County Fermanagh flute player James McMahon via Liam Donnelly (County Tyrone) [Breathnach].

Printed sources : - Breathnach & Small (CRÉ IV), 1996; No. 58, p. 30.

Recorded sources: -



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