Annotation:I'm Over Young to Marry Yet (5)

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X:1 T:Over young to Marry yet [5] M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel S:O'Farrell - Pocket Companion, vol. IV (c. 1810) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G d | BdGG (BA)Bc | BdGB cAAc | BdGG (BA)Bd | (ef)ge dB B :| || d | g2 ge abaf | gage dB B>d | g2 ge (ab)af | b2 ba gede | g2 ge (ab)af | gage dBBA | GEDE G>ABd | (ef)ge dB B ||

I'M OVER YOUNG TO MARRY YET [5]. AKA - "Never too Young to Marry yet." AKA and see "O'Flynn's Fancy." Irish, Scottish; Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. See also Breathnach's Irish-collected "O'Flynn's Fancy." O'Farrell's "I'm Over Young to Marry Yet" was entered into the 1817 music manuscript collection of Patrick McGahon (Dungooley, County Louth, as "Never too Young to Marry Yet"), and into Book 1 (p. 46) of the large mid-19th century music manuscript collection of County Cork Church of Ireland cleric and uilleann piper wikipedia:James_Goodman_(musicologist) (1828-1896). Similarly, a version of the reel (as "Over Young to Marry") was entered into Book 2 of the large c. 1883 music manuscript collection of County Leitrim fiddler and piper biography:Stephen Grier (c. 1824-1894). See also the related first strain of "Sunday Night."

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Printed sources : - Alexander (Alexander’s Fifty New Scotch & Irish Reels & Hornpipes), c. 1826; No. 22, p. 11. O'Farrell (Pocket Companion, vol. IV), c. 1810; p. 112. Pádraigín Ní UIallacháin (A Hidden Ulster), 2003; p. 447 (facsimile of the McGahon ms.).

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