Annotation:Indian Melody (The)

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X:1 T:Indian Melody, The M:C L:1/8 R:Air S:Rev. James Goodman music manuscript collection (vol. 2, p. 156) N:Canon Goodman was a uilleann piper and cleric who collected primarily N:in County Cork in the mid-19th century F: F:at Trinity College Dublin / Irish Traditional Music Archive Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G ge|d2 GA BcBA|BcBA B2 ge|d2 GA B2c2|defg agfe| d2 GA BcBA|BcBA B2 ge|dBGA B2 A2|G3 G3|| d2|gfga b2 a2|g2e2d2B2|gfga b2g2|a2f2d2d2| gfga b2g2|g2 e2d2B2|gfga baba|gfgb agfe!D.C.!||

INDIAN MELODY (THE). Irish, Reel. The melody appears in Book 2 (p. 156)[1] of the mid-19th century music manuscripts of Church of Ireland cleric and uilleann piper wikipedia:James_Goodman_(musicologist) as "The Indian Melody." Goodman himself obtained the tune from a manuscript provided him by Dublin bookseller John O'Daly, according to Hugh and Lisa Shields[2]. County Leitrim piper and fiddler biography:Stephen Grier (c. 1824-1894) entered it into Book 3 of his c. 1883 music manuscript collection under the title "Dashing White Sergeant (2) (The)."

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Printed sources : - Hugh and Lisa Shields (Tunes of the Munster Pipers vol. 2), 2013; No. 666.

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