Annotation:Heart of My Kitty Still Warms to Me

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X:1 T:Heart of My Kitty for me, The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Air N:”Co. of Louth.” N:”from John Barton, recollected by Mrs. Barton.” S:Henry Hudson manuscript collection c. 1841 (Dublin, No. 347) N:Hudson was a Dublin dentist and an early collector. He was N:music editor of The Citizen or Dublin Monthly Magazine from N:1841-1843. F: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Cmin C2D E>DC|Tc>de edc|BGG G2F|=E>FG F_ED| C2D TE>DC|c>de ecf|ecc BGF|Gcc c3:| |:egc egc|egg gfe|dfB dfB|dff fed| gfe fed|edc fd=B|c>dc BGF|Gcc c2:|]

HEART OF MY KITTY STILL WARMS TO ME. AKA and see "Heart of my Kitty (The)," "Heart of my Kitty for Me (The)," "Katie's Rambles," "Rambles of Kitty (The)," "Kitty's Rambles to Youghal," "Linehan's Rambles," "Young Ettie Lee," "Murray's Maggot," "Strop the Razor (1)," "Ladies Triumph (3) (The)," "I'm a Man in Myself Like Oliver's Bull," "Chailleach is a Ceag ar a Gualainn (An)." Irish, Air (6/8 time) and Jig. C Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. "Heart of My Kitty for Me (The)," similarly titled, appears as a song in O'Neill's Waifs and Strays of Gaelic Melody (65), obtained from the music manuscript collection of Henry Hudson, a Dublin dentist and early music collector. Hudson himself had the air from a resident of County Louth, Mrs. Baron, who recollected it from (her spouse?) John Barton. The title also comes from County Monaghan, collected and printed by P.W. Joyce in Old Irish Folk Music and Songs (1909).

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