Annotation:Growling Old Woman

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X:1 T:Growling Old Woman, The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig Q:"Allegro moderato" B:P.M. Haverty – One Hundred Irish Airs vol. 1 (1858, No. 18, p. 7) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:C G|cde ede|c3A2c|Bcd dBd|B3 G2c| dee ded|egc' c'bc'|agf ede|c3 A2|| g|gag ece|g3 c2g|gag fed|c3 A2g| gag fed|ceg c'bc'|agf ede|c3 A2||

GROWLING OLD WOMAN. AKA and see "Get Up Old Woman and Shake Yourself," "Conor O'Sullivan's Vision," "Irish Whim (1)," "Last Night Amid Dreams," "O'Tuomy's Drinking Song," "Captain Thornton's Delight." Irish, Jig (6/8 time). G Minor (Kerr): A Minor (Haverty, Robbins). Standard tuning (fiddle). ABB (Carlin): AABB (Kerr, Robbins). Neither "Growling Old Man and Grumbling Old Woman," nor "Growling Withered Old Woman," though conceivably may be related to latter.

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Printed sources : - Carlin (Master Collection of Dance Music for the Violin), 1984; No. 232, p. 135. P.M. Haverty (One Hundred Irish Airs vol. 1), 1858; No. 18, p. 7. Kerr (Merry Melodies, vol. 2), c. 1880's; No. 275, p. 30. Robbins Music Corp. (The Robbins collection of 200 jigs, reels and country dances), New York, 1933; No. 197, p. 63.

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