Carrickmacross Air

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X:1 T:Carrickmacross Air M:9/8 L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Rather Slow and Pensive" B:Bunting – Ancient Music of Ireland (1840, No. 120, p. 91) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Cmin (3G/=A/=B/|c2 Td .e(d/c/)(B/=A/) .B(_A/G/)(F/E/)|(FE).D (.C2.C .C2)z|(ed).e (cd).e (fe).d| .c(c/d/c/B/) (.G2.G .G2)d|(ed).e (cd).e (fe).d|.c(c/d/)(c/B/) (.G2.G) (.G=.A=.B)| c2d .e2 (d/c/)(_B/=A/) .B(_A/G/)(F/E/)|(FE).D (.C2.C) !fermata!C2||



CARRICKMACROSS AIR (Aedhear charraic mhic chroise). Irish, Air (9/8 time). D Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. The title is probably Bunting's own, believes O'Sullivan (1983).

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - the Index to the Irish collector Edward Bunting's 1840 collection gives that the tune was noted from "An old woman at Dundalk, 1794."

Printed sources : - Bunting (Ancient Music of Ireland), 1840; No. 120, p. 91. O'Sullivan/Bunting, 1983; No. 120, p. 171.

Recorded sources: -



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