Humors of Kilkenny (1)

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HUMOURS OF KILKENNY [1] (Sugra Cill Cainnaig). AKA and see "Breeches Mary," "Catholic Bill's," "Din Tarrant's Favorite," "You Stay Away a Long Time," "Your Bag is Handsome My Boy." Irish (originally), Scottish; Air or Double Jig. A Major (Gow): G Major (O'Neill, Roche). Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB (Gow): AABB (O'Neill, Roche). John Glen (1891) finds the tune earliest in print in Joshua Campbell's 1778 collection (p. 63). The tune is also a variant of O'Neill's "Silken Wallet (The)."

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Printed sources : - Carlin (The Gow Collection), 1986; No. 496. Gow (Complete Repository, Part 2), 1802; p. 28. McGlashan (Collection of Scots Measures), c. 1780; p. 36. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 992, p. 171. Roche (Collection of Traditional Irish Music, vol. 1), 1912; No. 130, p. 53.

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