Clover Blossom (The)

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X:1 T:Clover Blossom, The M:C| L:1/8 R:Hornpipe S:O'Neill - Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems (1907), No. 869 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A (3efg|aece Acea|fdBG A2 Bc|defe dcBA|GBAF E2 (3efg| aece Acea|fdBG A2 Bc|dfed cABG|E2A2A2:| |:ed|ceAe ceAe|dfBf dfBf|ceAe ceAc|BAGF E2 ed| ceAe ceAc|dcde fgaf|eaed cABG|E2A2A2:||



CLOVER BLOSSOM, THE (Blat An t-Seamair). AKA and see "Blacksmith's Hornpipe (2) (The), "Bristol Hornpipe (The)," "Hand Organ Hornpipe," "Harlequin Hornpipe (3)," "Melodeon Hornpipe," "Miss Morgan's Hornpipe," "Pretty Kate Reel," "Railway Hornpipe (5)," "Slayley Bridge Hornpipe." Irish, Hornpipe. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune appears in a number of 19th century published and manuscript collections under a bewildering variety of titles, but usually set as a hornpipe. It would seem to have an English provenance, or at least appears earliest in English collections, but it can be found in Scotland, England, Ireland and North America. Philadelphia, Pa., music publisher J.W. Peppar printed a version set as a reel in 1908 (see "Pretty Kate Reel."


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Printed sources : - O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 869, p. 150.






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