Height of Pleasure (The)

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X:1 % T:Píce an t-Súgradh T:Height of Pleasure, The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Air S:Rev. James Goodman music manuscript collection (vol. 3, p. 118) N:Goodman was a uilleann piper and cleric who collected primarily N:in County Cork in the mid-19th century Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G A2G|:O FDD F2G|F2D D3|FDD F2G|A2G G3| FDD F2G|ABA f2d|cAF GFG|A2F G3:| |:f2d c2d|def gfg|a2f g3|afd f2d| ded dcA|FDD F2G|A2F G3:| |:BcB BAG|ABA AGF|FDD F2G|F2D D3| BcB AGF|ABA f2d|cAF GFG|A2F G2:|]



HEIGHT OF PLEASURE, THE (Píce an t-Súgradh). Irish, Air (6/8 time). D Mixolydian/G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCC. The air is contained in vol. 3 (p. 118) of the mid-19th century music manuscripts of County Cork cleric and uilleann piper, Canon James Goodman. While the tune resolves to G major at the cadences, for most of its length it is in D mixolydian.

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