Girl that Lost her...(The)

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GIRL THAT LOST HER ___, THE. Irish, Reel (whole time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune appears in the mid-19th century music manuscript collection (vol. 3, p. 123) of County Cork uilleann piper, collector and Church of Ireland cleric, the Rev. James Goodman [1]. Goodman's title was "The Girl that Lost her ___", with the last word omitted, but probably 'maidenhead' or a similar term. Fr. John Quinn finds a cognate melody in Frank Roche's "Jolly Tinker (1)."

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Shields (Tunes of the Munster Pipers vol. 1), 1998; No. 467, p. 184.

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