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X:1 T:Irish Grove, The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Country Dance B:Samuel, Ann & Peter Thompson - Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 5 B:(London, 1788, No. 163, p. 82) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D A|F/G/AF D2A|ded dAG|F/G/AF D2f|eEE E2G| F/G/AF D2A|ded dAG|FdF Edc|dAF D2:| |:g|f/g/af d2f|aba afd|f/g/af def|eEE E2g| f/g/af dfa|bag fed|B/c/dB AFd|AFD D2:|]

IRISH GROVE, THE. AKA and see "Marchmont House." English, Country Dance Tune (6/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune had earlier been printed in Scottish collections (e.g. Robert Bremner, 1757) under the title "Marchmont House." See Marchmont House for more.

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Printed sources : - Elias Howe (Musician’s Omnibus Nos. 6 & 7), Boston, 1880-1882; p. 602. Edward Riley (Riley's Flute Melodies, vol. 2), New York, 1817; p. 64. Neil Stewart (A Select Collection of Scots, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, Jiggs & Marches, vol. 3), 1788; p. 145. Samuel, Ann & Peter Thompson (Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 5), 1788; No. 163, p. 82.

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