House of Glenarkeen (The)

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X:1 T:House of Glenarkeen, The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:Rev. James Goodman music manuscript collection (vol. 2, p. 161) N:Canon 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:Ador g|eAA ABd|ede g2e|dBG GAG|Bdd d2g| eAA ABd|ede g2e|dBg dBG|ABA A2:| |:e|aba age|gab b2a|gag gdB|gag g2e| aba age|gab b2a|geg dBG|ABA A2:|]



HOUSE OF GLENARKEEN, THE. AKA and see "House of Clonelphin (The)," "Glanmorgan House," "Hills of Glenorchy (1)." Irish, Jig (6/8 time). A Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune is contained in vol. 2 (p. 161) of the large mid-19th century music manuscript collection of County Cork cleric and uilleann piper James Goodman. Goodman manuscript researchers Hugh and Lisa Shields find cognate melodies in Goodman's own "House of Clonelphin (The)" and "Glanmorgan House," and in "Hills of Glenorchy (1)/Glenurchie]]" printed by Gow and Davidson (Gems of Scottish Melody, c. 1830's, p. 79).

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