Fair Maid of Cavan

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FAIR MAID OF CAVAN (An Aindear Deas Ua Cabain). Irish, Slow Air (2/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB.

Source for notated version: Chicago resident "Big" John Ryan, originally from Tramore, County Waterford, once champion "stone-thrower" and an amateur on several musical instruments [O'Neill].

Printed sources: O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 578, p. 101.

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