Annotation:Black Blanket (The)

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X:1 T:The Black Blanket M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Air N:"Staccato. Mod." S:Joyce - Old Irish Folk Music and Songs (1909) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G D|G>AG/F/ DEF/D/|G2G G2G|A>BA/G/ FGA|B2G A2A| A<dB c2 d/c/|BAB c2 d/c/|BAG FDF|G2G G2||

BLACK BLANKET, THE (An susa dubh). Irish, Air (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Joyce obtained the air (along with numerous others) in 1884 from Francis Hogan, South Lodge, Brenormore, near Carrick-on-Suir, then aged about 70. He was a musician and an Irish music enthusiast [Joyce].

Printed sources : - Joyce (Old Irish Folk Music and Songs), 1909; No. 271, p. 129.

Recorded sources: -

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