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X:1 T:Mary's Return M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Air N:"Cheerful" S:O'Neill - Music of Ireland (1903), No. 23 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:C c/d/|efe dcB|cde GcB|Aag fed|c2 d/c Bzc/d/| efe ded|cde G/zc/B/|Aag fdB|d3 {e/d/}c2|| c/d/|efg dgf|efg ccB|ABc edc|B3 dzg/f/| efg dgf|efg ccB|Aag fdB|d3 {e/d/}c2||



MARY'S RETURN. AKA - "Fillead Máire." Irish, Air (6/8 time, "cheerful"). C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. A version of the first strain can also be found in Elias Howe's "Flynn's Jig" (the second strains differ).


Additional notes

Source for notated version : - "O'Neill" [O'Niell]. Chicago police sergeant James O'Neill was a fiddler originally from County Down, who served as Francis O'Neill's transcriber and collaborator on his early volumes.
James O'Neill



Printed sources : - O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 23, p. 4.






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