Annotation:Erin My Country (3) (Oh)

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X:1 T:Erin, My Country (3) (Oh) M:6/8 L:1/8 Q:"Slow" B:Joyce - Old Irish Folk Music and Songs (1909, No. 664) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Gdor d|c>BG/>G/ G2 G/A/|B2 A/G/ Bc B/c/|dgf/e/ {e}d>cB/d/| cBG F2 d>c|c>BG/>G/ G2 G>A|B2 A/G/ Bc B/c/| dba/g/ f<d B/d/|c>BG/>G/ G2||B/c/|d>ef/d/ {d}g2 f/e/| d>BG/A/ Bc B/c/|dgf/e/ dcB/d/|cBG F2 d/c/| c>BG/>G/ G2 GA|B2 A/G/ Bc B/c/|dba/g/ f<d B/d/|c>BG/>G/ G3||

ERIN MY COUNTRY [3], OH. Irish, Air (6/8 time). G Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Joyce finds that the air seems to have been sung with the words of the old song:

Oh Erin, my country, although thy harp slumbers,
And dwells in oblivion in Tara's old hall...... (Joyce)

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Mr. J. Snowe, Cork [Joyce]

Printed sources : - Joyce (Old Irish Folk Music and Songs), 1909; No. 664, pp. 332-333.

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