Maid of Calligan

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X:1 T:Maid of Calligan M:C L:1/8 R:Air S:O'Farrell - Pocket Companion, vol. II (c. 1806) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Emin B | e>f g/f/e/d/ B2 AG | d>e dB gf e2 | e>f (g/f/)(e/d/) B2 (AG) | GA GF E>F G2 | G>A Bd G2 F>D|E>F (G/F/)(E/D/) EF G2|(E/F/)(G/A/) (B/c/)(d/B/) (e>f) (g/f/)(e/d/)|B>c dF (FE) E2||



MAID OF CALLIGAN, THE. AKA and see "Maid of Daliyan (The)." Irish, Air (4/4 time). E Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. Dublin dentist, collector, composer, musician, scholar and editor Henry Philerin Hudson's name for the tune was "Maid of Daliyan (The)", differing from O'Farrell's title although the melodies are identical. A version of this air was used for the song "I've come unto my home again" in Alfred Moffat's Minstrelsy of Ireland (1897).


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Printed sources : - Henry Philerin Hudson (Collection of Irish Music, vol. 1), c. 1840-50; No. 71. O'Farrell (Pocket Companion, vol. II) [1], c. 1806; p. 150.






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