Lady's Cup of Tea (The)
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LADY'S CUP OF TEA, THE. AKA - "Ladies Cup of Tea (The)." AKA and see "Cup of Tea (2) (The)/Cup of Tay (2) (The)." Irish, Reel. A Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The reel is usually known nowadays as "Cup of Tea (2) (The)" or "Unfortunate Cup of Tea (The)," it has also been called "Wee Cup o' Tea (The)."
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Kennedy (Traditional Dance Music of Britain and Ireland: Reels and Rants), 1997; No. 85, p. 22. R.M. Levey (Dance Music of Ireland, vol. 1), 1872; No. 69, p. 27.