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LADY FORBES (Beantigearna Forbasac). AKA and see "Lady Harriet Hope (1)," "Miss MacDonald (2)," "Monday Morning (2)," "Victory (2)." Irish, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. John Glen (1891) finds the earliest printing of a tune by this name in Daniel Dow's c. 1775 collection (p. 2).

Source for notated version: Chicago Police Sergeant James O'Neill, a fiddler originally from County Down and Francis O'Neill's collaborator [O'Neill].

Printed sources: Cole (1000 Fiddle Tunes), 1940; p. 13. Flaherty (Trip to Sligo), 1993; p. 35a (appears as untitled reel). O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 133. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1411, p. 262. Ryan's Mammoth Collection, 1883; p. 36.

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