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X:1 T:Lads of the Village [1], The M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Country Dance B:Aird - Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 1 (1782, No. 3, p. 1) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G G2 g>d|ecBG|A>cBG |FAFD|G2 g>d|ecBG|A>cBG |(D/G/F/A/) G2:| |:g>fgd|ecBG|g>fge|a>gfd|g>fgd|ecBG|A>cBG|D/G/F/A/ G2:|]

LADS OF THE VILLAGE [1]. Scottish, Country Dance Tune (2/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune was also copied into the 1790 music manuscript copybook of Edward Murphy, a musician from Newport (probably Rhode Island). Later, County Cork uilleann piper and Church of Ireland cleric wikipedia:James_Goodman_(musicologist) (1828-1896) entered it into Book 2 (p. 154)[1] of his large mid-19th century music manuscript collection, a copy of the tune from Aird's 1782 volume.

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Printed sources : - Aird (Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 1), 1782; No. 3, p. 1. Hugh and Lisa Shields (Tunes of the Munster Pipers, vol. 2), 2013; No. 662.

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