Annotation:Crock of Gold (The)

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X:1 T:Crock of Gold, The M:4/4 L:1/8 C:Vincent Broderick R:reel K:G ~B3B BAGE|G2AG GEDB,|DEGA BAGA|B2dB BAGA| !~B3B BAGE|G2AG GEDf|g2fg egdA|DEGA BGG2|| !|:ea~a2 bagb|a2ba gede|gedB GABd|egdB BAA2| !ea~a2 bagb|a2ba gede|g2fg edBA|DEGA BGG2||

CROCK OF GOLD, THE. Irish, Reel (cut time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A single reel composed in 1946 by Vincent Broderick (1920-2008), a flute player from Loughrea, and a member of the Kincora Ceili Band from 1952-1957. Broderick was born in Carramore, Bullaun, Loughrea, Co. Galway, in 1920 and was a noted piper as well. "Crock of Gold" is often played in a medley with two other Broderick compositions, "Tinker's Daughter (The)" and "Midsummer Night (The)."

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Broderick (The Turoe Stone Collection).

Recorded sources : - Green Linnet SIF 1139, "Eileen Ivers" (1994). Green Linnet GLCD 1200, Lúnasa - "Otherworld" (1999). Philo 1051, Boys of the Lough - "Good Friends, Good Music" (1977). Turlach Boylan - "The Tidy Cottage" (appears under the title "Rose Marie").

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