Mrs. Nugent

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MRS. NUGENT. AKA - "Maistreas Nuinsion." Irish, Air or Planxty (whole or cut time). D Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). One Part (Thompson): AB. Composed by blind Irish harper Turlough O'Carolan (1670-1738). "Mrs. Nugent" is presumably the wife of "John Nugent," although John had two wives and it is not know which was honored by the composition.

Source for notated version: John Lee, A Favourite Collection of the so much admired old irish Tunes, the original and genuine compositions of Carolan, the celebrated Irish Bard (Dublin, 1780) [O'Sullivan].

Printed sources: Complete Collection of Carolan's Irish Tunes, 1984; No. 108, pp. 80-81. Mulholland (Ancient Irish Airs), 1810; p. 58. O'Sullivan (Carolan: The Life, Times and Music of an Irish Harper), 1958; No. 108, pp. 158-159. Samuel, Anne & Peter Thompson (The Hibernian Muse), London, 1787; No. 79, p. 49.

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