Morning Star (6) (The)

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X:1 T:Morning Star [6], The M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel S:John Duffy or Sean O'Gorman Q:160 B:Carol G. Hardebeck – A Collection of Jigs and Reels vol. 1 (Dublin, 1921, p. 10) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:C {c}A2 Gc ADDE|FGAB cAdB|{c}A2 Gc ADDd|cAGA F4:| |:Acde {eg}f2 de|dcAd cAGc|Acde {eg}f2 ga|1 gfed defc:|2 gfed defd||



MORNING STAR [6], THE. AKA and see "Cat d'ith an choinneal (An)," "Cat that Ate the Candle (1) (The)." Irish, Reel (cut time or 2/4 time). D Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB'. Brendan Breathnach called Hardebeck's tune a "faulty version" of "Cat that Ate the Candle (1) (The)."

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Fiddler John Duffy or Sean O'Gorman. Hardebeck identified most of the tunes in his vol. 1 as obtained from one of the two fiddlers, but did not specify which tune he got from which source.

Printed sources : - Hardebeck (A Collection of Jigs and Reels vol. 1), Dublin, 1921; p. 10.

Recorded sources: -



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