Humors of Milltown (1)

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X:1 T:Humours of Milltown Malbay, The T:Humors of Milltown [1] 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:G D2G G2A|B3 {B}BAG|F2D DFD|F2D AFD| D2G G2A|Bc/B/A/B/ cAc|d/e/fd cAF|G3 G3:| |:g2d ddd|a2a bag|f2d d2e|f2d cAF| g2d d2e|g2a bag|f2d cAF|G3 G3:| |:D2G G2A|BAG cBA|dcB c2A|BAG AFD| D2G G2A|B3 cAc|d/e/fd cAF|G3 G3:|]



HUMORS OF MIL(L)TOWN [1]. AKA - "Humours of Milltown Malbay (The)." AKA and see "Blooming Meadows (1)," "Chasing the Hare Down the Hill," "Cover the Buckle," "Down the Hill," "Down with the Tithes (1)," "Hag and Her Praskeen," "Mountain Heather," "Silver Tip (1) (The)." Irish, Jig (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). ABC. The tune was entered into vol. 2 (p. 161) of the large mid-19th century music manuscript collection of County Cork cleric and uilleann piper Canon James Goodman. Goodman's title, "The Humours of Milltown Malbay," makes it clear that 'Milltown' refers to the west County Clare village of Milltown Malbay [1], home to the Willie Clancy Summer School and Festival. Stanford's note with Petrie's "Humours of Milltown" reads: "Petrie gives this as the same as 'Chasing the hare down the hill'."


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Printed sources : - Stanford/Petrie (Complete Collection), 1905; No. 941, p. 239.






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