John O'Dwyer of the Glen (4)

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X:1 T:John Heir of the Glen T:John O'Dwyer of the Glen [4] M:3/4 L:1/8 Q:"Affetuoso" B:Bunting - General Collection of the Ancient Music of Ireland (1796, No. 30, p. 17) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G (g>a b)g (b/a/)(g/f/)|(e>f e/d/)c/B/ gB|T(d>e d)(c/B/) (c/B/)~(A/G/)|TA2 BB B d| g>a bd' c'/b/a/g/|e>f (g/f/)(e/d/) gB|Td>e dc/B/ c/B/~A/G/|{B}(A/G/A/>B/) GG G:| |:g/e/|dd d2 (d/e/f/)~g/|aa a2 z2|(g>a b)g ag/f/|(e>f e/d/).B !fermata!B d| (g>a b).d' (c'/b/)(a/g/)|~e>f (e/d/c/B/) (gB)|!fermata!g>e dB (c/B/A/G/)|(A/G/A/B/ G).G !fermata![B,DG]:|]

JOHN O'DWYER OF THE GLEN [4] (Seán Ó Duibhir an Ghleanna). AKA - "John Heir of the Glen." Irish, Air (3/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A variant of collector Edward Bunting's version was entered into the mid-19th century music manuscript collection of Sliabh Luachra musician D. Curtin (No. 31, p. 12 [1]).

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Bunting (General Collection of the Ancient Music of Ireland), 1796; No. 30, p. 17. Clinton (Gems of Ireland: 200 Airs), 1841; No. 159, p. 81.

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