Annotation:Moll Roe in the Morning

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X:1 T:Moll Roe (in the Morning) M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Slip Jig B:Hughes - Gems from the Emerald Isles (London, 1867, No. 59, p. 14) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A E2|A>GA BcA G>AB|cAA dBc !fermata!d2B|A>GA BcA GAB|c>Bc dBG A2:| |:e|ecc dBA GAB|ecc dBc d2^d|ecc dBA GAB|c>Bc eBG A2:|]

MOLL ROE IN THE MORNING. AKA and see "Moll Roe (1)." Irish, Slip Jig (9/8 time). D Major/Mixolydian (Cole, Kerr, Ryan): G Major (Clinton, Kennedy). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A setting of "Moll Roe (1)." Early versions of the tune can be found in "Moll Roe in the Morning" was entered in the mid-19th century music manuscript of William Winter, a shoemaker and violin player who lived in West Bagborough in Somerset, southwest England.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Clinton (Gems of Ireland: 200 Airs), 1841; No. 4, p. 2. Cole (1000 Fiddle Tunes), 1940; p. 52. Hughes (Gems from the Emerald Isle), 1867; No. 59, p. 14. Kennedy (Fiddler's Tune-Book: Slip Jigs and Waltzes), 1999; No. 50, p. 12. Kerr (Merry Melodies, vol. 2), c. 1880's; No. 244, p. 27. Ryan's Mammoth Collection, 1883; p. 98. Geoff Woolfe (William Winter’s Quantocks Tune Book), 2007; No. 153, p. 58 (ms. originally dated 1850).

Recorded sources : - Rounder 0215, James Bryan - "The First of May."

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