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X:1 T:Jig [50] N:c.f. Father O’Carroll, Boys of Thomastown, Fardown Farmer, M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:Stephen Grier music manuscript collection (Book 3, c. 1883, No. 96, p. 37) B:http://grier.itma.ie/book-three#?c=0&m=0&s=0&cv=36&z=-481.5488%2C1423.3142%2C3443.1455%2C1433.8099 N:Stephen Grier (c. 1824-1894) was a piper and fiddler from N:Newpark, Bohey, Gortletteragh, south Co. Leitrim. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G c|Bc/d/B AFD|DED GED|A2c BGE|ABA A2c| Bc/d/B AFD|DED GED|G2c BGE|GAG G2:| |:c|BAG Bcd|efe edc|BAG Bcd|ecA A2c| BAG Bcd|efe edB|c2A Bc/d/B|GAG G2:|]



JIG [50]. Irish, Double Jig (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune was entered into Book 3 of the large music manuscript collection of County Leitrim fiddler and piper Stephen Grier (c. 1824-1894) as an untitled jig. Grier researchers Fr. John Quinn and Conor Ward find the tune cognate with the tune family that includes "Angry Peeler (The)," "Away to the Bogs,""Bernie Cunnion's Favourite," "Boys of Thomastown (The)," "Caffler's Courtship (The)," "Cúiglú Lassies," "Fardown Farmer (The)," "Father O'Carroll," "Green Fields of Miltron (The)," and others.


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