How Is Your Mother?
X:1 T:How is your mother? M:6/8 L:1/8 R:March S:O'Neill - Music of Ireland (1903), No. 1829 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D A | d2d f2f | a2a f2d | g2e f2d | cde ABc | d2d f2f | a2a f2d | g2e f2d | ABc d2 :| |: A | F2A E2A | F2A d2c | B2d A2d | cde A2G | F2A E2A | F2A d2c | Bed cBc | d3 d2 :||
HOW IS YOUR MOTHER? (Ca Nos Ta Do Matair?). AKA and see "Bang Up (1)." Irish, March (6/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. P.W. Joyce printed a cognate tune in three parts under the title "Bang Up (1)." The first part of Joyce's and O'Neill's tunes are identical, and the second parts are similar (save for bars 4 and 7). O'Neill did not include a third part .
- Paul de Grae, "Notes on Sources of Tunes in the O'Neill Collections", 2017.