Cork Lasses (2) (The)
X:1 T:Cork Lasses , The M:C L:1/8 R:Reel S:James Goodman (1828─1896) music manuscript collection, S:vol. 3, p. 127. Mid-19th century, County Cork Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D G2 BG F2 AF|EBBA BGEF|G2 BG F2 Ac|dBAG FD D2:| gfed eB B2|eBBA Bdef|gfed eB B2|dBAG FD D2| gfed eB B2|eBBA Bdef|afge fdec|dBAG FD D2!D.C.!||
CORK LASSES , THE. AKA and see "Conolon's Dream," "Little Pig Lamenting the Empty Trough (The)," "Claíomh i Lámh (An)," "Sally on the Shore," "Sword in Hand/Sword in the Hand (The)." Irish, Reel (whole time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. The tune appears in the large mid-19th century music manuscript collection of County Cork cleric and uilleann piper Canon James Goodman. Hugh and Lisa Shield see comparisons with "The Sword in Hand" in Mitchel & Small's Piping of Patsy Tuohey (1986, No. 14) and Goodman's own "The Union is welcome to Ireland."