Father Murphy's Quick Step

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X:1 T:Father Murphy's Quick Step M:2/4 L:1/8 R:March S:James Goodman manuscripts (Co. Cork, 19th century) K:C d|G>AG>E|G>Acd|egde|cA A/B/c/A/|G>AGE| GAcd|egde|c2c:||f|eg g2|ea a2|egde|cAAG| eg g2|ea ab|c'ba^g|a2a2|eg g2|ea ag| egde|cA A/B/c/A/|G>AG>E|G>Acd|egde|c2c||



FATHER MURPHY'S QUICK STEP. AKA and see "Banks of Inverness." Irish, March (2/4 time). C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABA. The title may refer to Father John Murphy, Wexford, of 1798 fame (see note for "Father Murphy of the County Wexford"). The tune is a version of the versatile "Banks of Inverness", which is played in polka, reel and strathspey settings (see also "Kilt is My Delight (The)"). The Irish reel "Kerryman's Daughter (1) (The)," recorded by County Sligo fiddler Michael Coleman in New York in the 78 RPM era, is also a derivative melody.


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - The mid-19th century music manuscript collection of County Cork Church of Ireland cleric and uilleann piper, James Goodman [Shields].

Printed sources : - Shields/Goodman (Tunes of the Munster Pipers), 1998; No. 199, p. 82.






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