Annotation:Handsome Plowboy (The)

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X:1 T:Handsome Plowboy, The M:C| L:1/8 R:Hornpipe S:O'Neill - Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems (1907), No. 907 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A E2|A2A2 AcBA|G2B2 BdcB|A2A2 Acea|gfed cBAG| A2A2 AcBA|G2B2 BdcB|Acea gfed|c2A2A2:| |:(3efg|aece aece|afdf afdf|bgeg bgeg|agfe dcBA| ceAe ceAe|dfBf dfBf|cegf edBG|A2A2A2:||

HANDSOME PLOUGHBOY, THE ("An treabaide boideac" or 'Giolla ceacta maiseac"). AKA and see "Ploughboy (2) (The)." Irish, Hornpipe. A Major (O'Neill): A Minor (Offord). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The minor-mode setting is by John Offord (1985), who thinks it superior to the major version.

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Printed sources : - O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 203. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1723, p. 320. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 907, p. 155. Offord (John of the Green: Ye Cheshire Way), 1985; p. 87. Williamson (English, Welsh, Scottish and Irish Fiddle Tunes), 1976; p. 32 (as "The Ploughboy").

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