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X:1 T:Gooseberry Blossom, The M:C L:1/8 R:Reel S:Rev. James Goodman music manuscript collection (vol. 2, p. 160) N:Canon Goodman was a uilleann piper and cleric who collected primarily N:in County Cork in the mid-19th century F: F:at Trinity College Dublin / Irish Traditional Music Archive Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Amin EAAB cdef|d2 BG d2 BG|EAAB cdef|gedc BA A2:| A2 ed cdef|g2 dc BcdB|a2 ed cdef|gedB BA A2|

GOOSEBERRY BLOSSOMS. AKA and see "Cock Your Pistol Charlie (1)," "Captain Murray's Reel." Irish, Reel (2/4 time), Country or Morris Dance Tune (2/2 time) or part of Running Set. A Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. A reel setting of the tune was entered into vol. 2 (p. 160)[1] of the large mid-19th century music manuscript collection of County Cork cleric and uilleann piper wikipedia:James_Goodman_(musicologist). Goodman researchers Hugh and Lisa Shields record that he obtained the tune from a manuscript provided to him by Dublin bookseller John O'Daly[2]. English collector Cecil Sharp adapted and published a version of the tune (which he apparently adapted from Petrie's collection) for use with his collected version of "The Running Set" (Square Eight) from Kentucky.

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Printed sources : - Karpeles & Schofield (A Selection of 100 English Folk Dance Airs), 1951; p. 26. Raven (English Country Dance Tunes), 1984; p. 76. Sharp (Country Dance Tunes), 1909; p. 59. Stanford/Petrie (Complete Collection), 1905; No. 912, p. 231.

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