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X:1 T:Green Sleeves [5] M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:James Goodman music manuscript collection (mid-19th cent., County Cork, p. 73) F: Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Dmix d|cAG FDF|G2E E2G|FEF DDD|GED D2d| cAG FDF|G2E E2G|FAF GEE|DDD D2:| |:d|FEF DDD|G2E E2G|FEF DDD|GED D2G| FEF DDD|G2E E2G|FAF GEE|DDD D2:| |:B|c3 BdB|BcA ABc|c3 dcd|ecA AGE| c3 BdB|BcA AGE|F2D GED|DDD D2:| |:d|dcA FDF|cEE E2G|FEF DDD|GED D2d| dcA FDF|cEE E2G|FAF GED|DDD D2:| |:TF2D TF2D|G2E E2G|FEF DDD|GED D3| TF2D TF2D|G2E EFG|TA2D GED|DDD D2:|

GREEN SLEEVES [5]. Irish, Jig (6/8 time). D Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCCDDEE. The tune is reminiscent of the English "Greensleeves (4)," but so distanced as to be another melody altogether.

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - the mid-19th cent. collection of uilleann piper and Church of Ireland cleric James Goodman [Shields].

Printed sources : - Shields (Tunes of the Munster Pipers), 1999; No. 145, p. 62.

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