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X:1 T:Bryan O'Lynn' [1] M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:O'Neill - Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems (1907), No. 221 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Amin B|cAd cAG|EGE GAB|cAd cAG|EAA A2B| cAd cAG|EGE GAB|cde fed|cAA A2:| |:e/^f/|gag ged|cAB cde|eaa age|edd d2 e/^f/| gag ged|cAB cde|fed cAG|EAA A2:||

BRYAN O'LYNN [1] (Briain Ua Rloinn). AKA and see "Banks of Lough Gowna (2) (The)," "Brian O'Lynn," "Cockled Old Man (1) (The)," "Eamonn a' Chnoic," "Emon Acnuck," "Geese in the Bog (3)," "Hitler's Downfall," "Humors of Ballinafad (1) (The)," "Planting Stick (The)." Irish, Double Jig. A Dorian (Harker/Rafferty, Mitchell, O'Neill/Krassen): A Minor (O'Neill/1850). Standard tuning (fiddle). ABB (Mitchell): AABB (Miller & Perron, O'Neill). The alternate title Planting Stick (The) <div class="mw-ext-score" data-midi="/w/images/lilypond/7/0/70fqz6z36t2ncizn9qwm50b5i7e4d37/70fqz6z3.midi"><img src="/w/images/lilypond/7/0/70fqz6z36t2ncizn9qwm50b5i7e4d37/70fqz6z3.png" width="527" height="52" alt=" X:1 M:6/8 L:1/8 K:Amin B | cAd cAG | EGE GAB | cAd cAG | EAA A2B | "/></div> comes from a dance performed to the melody in the Province of Connacht in olden times which pantomimed the process of planting cabbages or potatoes with a stick. English morris dance tradition has a stylized imitation of the work in "Bean Setting." "Hitler's Downfall" is the title County Galway fiddler Martin Byrnes had for the tune. See also the related "Cailín gan Chiall (a girl without sense)," Guiry's Favorite <div class="mw-ext-score" data-midi="/w/images/lilypond/1/z/1z0m2d5wbhcpqdluschsdkjade4lbow/1z0m2d5w.midi"><img src="/w/images/lilypond/1/z/1z0m2d5wbhcpqdluschsdkjade4lbow/1z0m2d5w.png" width="553" height="52" alt=" X:1 M:6/8 L:1/8 K:Amin e/^f/|gea ged|cAB c2d|eaa age|ed^c de^f| "/></div> and Maiden that Jigs it in Style (The) <div class="mw-ext-score" data-midi="/w/images/lilypond/p/2/p2xe7wgbl8y4z9a2711tpsmgd9mys5g/p2xe7wgb.midi"><img src="/w/images/lilypond/p/2/p2xe7wgbl8y4z9a2711tpsmgd9mys5g/p2xe7wgb.png" width="547" height="54" alt=" X:1 M: 6/8 L: 1/8 K: Am g/e/|dcA GEG|GEG G2A|Bc/d/e ede|cAA A2g/e/| "/></div> Petticoat Loose (1) <div class="mw-ext-score" data-midi="/w/images/lilypond/d/g/dg70ef4q0jh8hz594c0rouvhfiyukq2/dg70ef4q.midi"><img src="/w/images/lilypond/d/g/dg70ef4q0jh8hz594c0rouvhfiyukq2/dg70ef4q.png" width="519" height="54" alt=" X:1 M:6/8 L:1/8 K:Amin A|GEE cEE|GFG GcA|GEE cEE|A3 A/B/cA| "/></div>

Additional notes

Sources for notated versions: - piper Willie Clancy (1918–1973, Miltown Malbay, west Clare) [Mitchell]; Máirtín Byrnes (Co. Galway) [Miller & Perron]; New Jersey flute player Mike Rafferty, born in Ballinakill, Co. Galway, in 1926 [Harker].

Printed sources : - Harker (300 Tunes from Mike Rafferty), 2005; No. 231, p. 71. Miller & Perron (Irish Traditional Fiddle Music), 2nd Edition, 2006; p. 16. Mitchell (Dance Music of Willie Clancy), 1993; No. 125, p. 101 (Appears as "Brian O'Lynn"). O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 37. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 881, pg. 163. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 221, p. 50. O'Neill (Irish Minstrels and Musicians), 1913; p. 429 (as "The Planting Stick, or Bryan O'Lynn"). Ryan's Mammoth Collection, 1883; p. 86. Vallely (Learn to Play the Tin Whistle with Armagh Pipers Club, vol. 3); No. 2.

Recorded sources: -Green Linnet SIF-1105, Patrick Street – "Irish Times" (1989). Green Linnet GLCD 1211, Kevin Crawford – "In Good Company" (2001). Leader LEACD 2004, "Martin Byrnes" (1969. Appears as "Hitler's Downfall").

See also listings at:
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [1]
Alan Ng's [2]

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