Annotation:Humors of Westmeath

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X:1 T:Humours of Westmeath, The M:6/8 L:1/8 S:Geoghegan - Compleat Tutor for the Pastoral or New Bagpipes (c. 1745-46) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G ABc dAG | FDF ABc | dAG G2E | ABc dAG | FDF cdc| cEF G2E || d3 dfd | (e/f/)ge d3 | dfd g2e | d3 dfd | e/f/ge cdc | cEF G2E || d2d dAG | FDF ded | dAF G2E | ded dAF | FDF cdc | cEF G2E || D/D/DD FDF | ECE FD/D/D | FDF E/F/GE | FD/D/D FDF | ECE cdc | cEF G2E ||

Irish Piper John Geoghegan
HUMOURS OF WESTMEATH. AKA and see "Blast of Wind (A)," "Clout (The)," "Cock in the Heath (2)," "Drops of Springwater," "Humors of Caledon (The)," "Kiss in the Furz (1)," "Rakes of Westmeath (1) (The)." Irish, Slip jig. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). ABCD. The melody (barred in 6/8 time) appears in a bagpipe tutor by John Geoghegan, printed in London c. 1746. It earlier appeared as "Clout (The)" in a collection of country dances printed by Neale in Dublin, 1726.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Geoghegan (Compleat Tutor for the Pastoral or New Bagpipes), c. 1745-46; p. 27.

Recorded sources : - Kells Music 9507, Dervish - "At the End of the Day" (appears as part of "Packie Duignan Set").

See also listing at :
Alan Ng's [1]

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