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X:1 T:Castle Barr M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:Geoghegan - Compleat Tutor for the Pastoral or New Bagpipes (c. 1745-46) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:F F2c (A/B/c)A | GEG B2G | (A/B/c)B AGF | ECE F2 || c | f2f (f/g/a)f | gec f2f | (d/e/f)d cBA | GEG B2d | cAF B2d | cAF B2d | cAF B2d | cAF (G/A/B)G | ECE F2 || c | fed cBA | fed cBA | fed cBA | GEG B2d | fed cBA | Bcd efg | fed cBA | GEG B2c | dcd ede | fef cAF | BAG ECE | F6 ||



Irish Piper John Geoghegan
CASTLE BARR. English, Jig (6/8 time). F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). ABC. A delightful English-sounding jig. The melody also appears in a manuscript copybook of Thomas Hammersley, c. 1790 (in the British Library). Castle Barr = Castlebar, Ireland?


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Printed sources : - Geoghegan (Compleat Tutor for the Pastoral or New Bagpipe), c. 1745-46; p. 32.






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