Lasses of Irvine
X:1 T:Lasses of Irvine, The M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:James Goodman music manuscript collection, vol. 4 (mid-19th century, p. 158) B: http://goodman.itma.ie/volume-four#?c=0&m=0&s=0&cv=163&z=891.9731%2C5350.5173%2C3488.002%2C1521.0237 N:Canon James Goodman (1828-1896) was a Church of Ireland clergyman, N:uilleann piper and a collector of Irish music and songs. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G d/d/ddA FGAc|BGcG ECGE|DddA FGAg|fdec d2D2:| defg abaf|gecg ecge|defg abag|fdec d2D2| defg abaf|gecg ecge|fdge afbg|fedc d2D2||
LASSES OF IRVINE. AKA and see "Invernyty's Reel," "Irvine Steeple." Scottish, Reel (cut time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. John Glen (1891) finds the earliest printing of the tune in Joshua Campbell's 1778 collection (p. 4). The tune was also entered into volume 4 of the large mid-19th century music manuscript collection of County Cork Church of Ireland cleric and uilleann piper James Goodman (musicologist).