Hen and a cock went out together (1) (A)

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X:1 T:Hen and cock that strayed away together, The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig Q:"Vivace" S:Paddy Conneely B:The Dublin Magazine (April, 1843) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:F F/G/|AFA BGE|FGA BAB|cBc dBG|GA=B c2 c/_B/| AFA BGE|FGA BAB|cBc dBG|GFF F2:|| |:{G}A/B/|cfc BAB|cfe f2 e/f/|gec cBA|GA=B c2 c/_B/| AFA BGE|FGA BAB|cfc dBG|GFF F2:|



HEN AND A COCK WENT OUT TOGETHER [1], A (Cearc agus Coilleach a d-Imthigh le Cheile). AKA - "Hen and a Cock (A)." Irish, Air (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Stanford/Petrie): AABB (Joyce). Joyce remarks his is the "Connaught version: different from Petrie's Munster version (Ancient Music of Ireland)". A Galway (Connaught) version was collected by Henry Hudson (1798-1887) from the playing of Galway piper Paddy Conneely, printed in The Dublin Magazine (1843). Conneely translated the Irish Gaelic title as "The hen and cock that strayed away together."
Paddy Conneely, the Galway piper.


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Paddy Conneely, the Galway piper [Hudson]; "...copied...about 1873 from a MS. lent me from near Lough Conn, County Mayo" (Joyce).

Printed sources : - Hudson (The Dublin Magazine), April, 1843; No. 16. Joyce (Old Irish Folk Music and Songs), 1909; No. 306, p. 143. Stanford/Petrie (Complete Collection), 1905; No. 1509, p. 377.






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