Bog of Allen (3) (The)

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X:1 T:Bog of Allen [3], The M:6/8 L:1/8 S:James Goodman's manuscript (mid-19th century) K:D F3 FED|FGA ABc|Bcd Bcd|BcB Bcd|F3 FED| FGA ABc|BdB AGF|GEE E3::f3 fed|def agf| efe edB|def agf|1 f3 fed|def agf|BdB AGF|GEE E3:| [2gbg faf|gfe dcB|BdB AGF|GEE E3|]



BOG OF ALLEN [3], THE (Móin almhaine). AKA and see "Banks of Allan (The)," "Swallows in Flight." Irish, Jig (6/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody appears under this title in the mid-19th century music manuscripts of County Cork Church of Ireland cleric James Goodman (1828-1896). Goodman was an Irish speaker and an uilleann piper who collected from tradition in Cork and elsewhere in Munster, although he obtained tunes from manuscripts and printed sources as well. See also Scottish versions under the title "Banks of Allan (The)."


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - a music manuscript of one P. Enright, Áth Trasna, County Cork, dated February 1862; loaned to Breathnach by Maurice O'Keeffe (Kishkeam, County Cork) [Breathnach].

Printed sources : - Breathnach (Ceol Rince na hÉirreann vol. V), 1999; No. 23, p. 14. Shields/Goodman (Tunes of the Munster Pipers), 1998; No. 49.






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