Crossing the Field

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X:1 T:Crossing the Field M:4/4 L:1/8 S:Rice-Walsh manuscript Z:Paul Kinder R:Reel K:G DGBG DGBG|DFAF DFAF|DGGA Bcde|fdcA BGAF| DGBG DGBG|DFAF DFAF|DGGA Bcde|fdcA BG G2|| g2 gf gfde|f2 fe fdcA|fdde fgag|(3efg fa gfga| bgag fddg|fdcA BGAF|DGGA Bcde|fdcA BG G2||



CROSSING THE FIELD. Irish, Reel (whole time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Breathnach (1976) finds this tune related to "The Heather Breeze" family of tunes (see note for "Heather Breeze (1)"). See also Stephen Grier's related but untitled "Reel (101)."



Additional notes

Source for notated version : - the Rice-Walsh manuscript, a collection of music from the repertoire of Jeremiah Breen, a blind fiddler from North Kerry, notated by his student [O'Neill].

Printed sources : - O'Neill (Waifs and Strays of Gaelic Melody), 1922; No. 276.

Recorded sources -

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