Box about the Fireplace

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X:2 T:Box about the fire place M:C L:1/8 S:Stanford/Petrie (1905), No. 888 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:F g|fded cAAg|fde^c d3g|fde>d cAAB|cAGE D3:| |:G|^FGA=B cAAG|Add^c d3e|fed^c dAAB|cAGE D3:||

BOX ABOUT THE FIREPLACE. AKA and see "Did You Wash Your Father's Shirt?," "Lough Allen (1)," "Mill Stream (The)," "Molly Jones," "Shins about the Fireside (3)," "Tom Sullivan's (Polka)," "West Cork Reel (The)." Irish, Reel. Ireland, Munster. D Dorian/Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Two versions. A slippery tonality, shifting in and our of dorian, mixolydian and major modes. See note for "Did You Wash Your Father's Shirt?" for discussion of this tune family.

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - "A Munster reel. From P. Carew's MSS" [Stanford/Petrie].

Printed sources : - Stanford/Petrie (Complete Collection), 1905; No. 888, p. 225.

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