Annotation:Field of Oats (The)

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X:1 T:Field of Oats, The M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel S:O'Neill - Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems (1907), No. 742 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Emin BA|:GEEF G2 EF|G2 FG AcBA|GEEF G2 ef|gfed B2 BA| GEEF G2 EF|G2 FG AcBA|GFEF GABa|gefd e2 ef|| g2 bg f2 af|e2 fe Bdef|gabg fgaf|gfed e2 ef| g2 bg f2 af|e2 fe Bdef|gabg f2 af|gfed edBA||

FIELD OF OATS, THE (Pairc an coirce). AKA and see "Set canadien 2ème partie." Irish, Reel (cut time). E Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'B (O'Neill/1850 & 1001): AA'BB' (O'Neill/Krassen). Francis O'Neill did not give a source for the tune, other than himself, and where he might have learned it is unknown. Canadian fiddler J. Alex Donato recorded the tune in 1924 under the title "Set canadien 2ème partie."

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Printed sources : - O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 156. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1523, p. 281. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 742, p. 130.

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