Fourpenny Bit (The)

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X:1 T:Fourpenny Bit, The M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel S:O'Neill - Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems (1907), No. 757 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G DGGB cABG | GBdB cAFA | DBBG AGAB | cBAG FGAF | DGGB cABG |GBdB c2 Bc | (3dcB cA BGAG | (3EFG Ac BG G2 || d>g (3gfg b>g (3gfg |defg agfg | dgfg dgfg | dBcA BG G2 | d>g (3gfg b>g (3gfg | defg ag (3gfg |dgfg dgfg | abag fdcA ||



FOURPENNY BIT, THE (An Tuisduin/Tuistiun). AKA and see "Lománach Cross," "Spinner's Delight." Irish, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (O'Neill/1850 & 1001): AABB' (O'Neill/Krassen).


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - "Fielding" [O'Neill]. The Rev. James K. Fielding was a Chicago priest "widely known as a proponent of traditional Irish pastimes." He was born in Mooncoin, County Kilkenny, in the 1860's, where he learned to play the flute. Fielding is credited as the source of a number of tunes in Music of Ireland.

Printed sources : - Breathnach (CRÉ II), 1976; No. 148. O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 159. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1541, p. 284. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 757, p. 132.






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