Gallant Tipperary Boys (The)

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X:1 T:Gallant Tipperary L:1/8 M:6/8 R:Double Jig S:O'Neill - Music of Ireland (1903), No. 894 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D (3A/B/c/ | ded FGA | B2A A2 B/c/ | d2d ede | f2d d2 e/f/ | gag fed | efd cBA | BAG FGA | B2A A2 :| |: f/g/ | aba def | gab efg | aba fed | e2A A2 f/g/ | aba fgf | efe d2 A | BAG FGA | B2A A2 :| |: A | dAF dAF | B2A ABc | dAF dAF | G2E E2 (3A/B/c/ | dAf BAF | Adf a2 g | fed FGA | B2 A A2 :| |: f/g/ | afd cBA | BGG G2g | bge efd | cAA A2 f/g/ | afd gfe | afd cBA | BAG FGA | B2 A A2 :||



GALLANT TIPPERARY BOYS, THE (Tiobraid-Arann calma). AKA and see "Irish Air from Robin Hood," "Old Figary O'," "Young May Moon (The)." Irish, Double Jig (6/8 time) or Slide (12/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB (Deloughery, Moylan, Roche): AA'BB (Moylan): AABBCCDD (O'Neill). In Kerry the tune, which Thomas Moore used for his "Young May Moon," is often played as a slide. See also the possibly related slide "First Cousin of the Gallant Tipperary Boys (The)."


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - accordion player Johnny O'Leary (Sliabh Luachra region of the Cork-Kerry border) [Moylan]; "Cronin" [O'Neill], referring to Chicago fiddler Edward Cronin, originally from Limerick Junction, County Tipperary, born c. 1840's.

Printed sources : - Deloughery (Sliabh Luachra on Parade), 1980; No. 36. Moylan (Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra), 1994; Nos. 97 and 129, pp. 55-56 & 75-76 (two versions). O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 894, p. 166. Roche (Collection of Irish Traditional Music, vol. 1), 1912; No. 39, p. 20.

Recorded sources : - Topic 12T357, Johnny O'Leary - "Music for the Set" (1977).

See also listing at :
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]



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