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X:1 T:Hibernia M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Air N:"A favourite Irish air." B:Manson - Hamilton's Universal Tune Book vol. 1 (1853, p. 4) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:C {cd}e2d c2A|G>AG GEC|E>FG G2e|{de}f2d d3| {cd}e2d c2A|G>AG GEC|EFG G2f|e2c c2:| e>fg gag|gag gc'b|^ga>d ga>d|{^g}a2d def| e>fg gag|gc'b bag|{^g}a2d d>ed|fef {^c}d2f| (fe).d (dc).A|G>AG GEC|E>FG G2e|{de}f2d d2| {cd}e2d c2A|G>AG GEC|EFG G2f|e2c c3||

HIBERNIA. Irish, Air (6/8 time) or Jig (6/8 time). C Major (Manson): D Major (Goodman): A Major (Kennedy). Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB (Goodman, Manson): AABBAACAABB (Kennedy). A note in Manson's Hamilton's Universal... (1853) indicates the tune is "a favourite Irish air." The tune appears twice in the large mid-19th century music manuscript collection of County Cork cleric and uilleann piper Canon James Goodman, although from the context of tunes on the same page and contiguous pages, it would seem Goodman obtained the tune from Scottish sources.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Kennedy (Fiddler's Tune-Book: Jigs & Quicksteps, Trips & Humours), 1997. Manson (Hamilton's Universal Tune-Book, vol. 1), 1853; p. 4.

Recorded sources: -

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