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HUMORS OF THE JOYCE COUNTRY, THE (Sugra na tir Iose). AKA - "Speic Seóighac," "Joice's Tune." Irish, Air (3/4 time, "with spirit"). E Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Joyce's Country is a mountainous district in west County Galway. O'Neill perhaps also had the Irish collector Patrick Weston Joyce [1] (1827-1914) in mind when he included the tune.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 221, p. 38.

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