Annotation:Off to Skelligs--5th Figure

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X:1 T:Off to Skelligs--Fifth Figure M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Quadrille B:Roche - Collection of Traditional Irish Music vol. 2 (1912, No. 296) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A OA2 AE|CEAG|FBBA|GABc| A2 AE|CEAG|FBFG|1 A B/c/ d/e/f/g/:|2 a2a|| "1st & 3rd"c/B/|AE/A/ cA/c/|ec/e/ ac|eddB|fe c/d/c/B/| AE/A/ cA/c/|ec/e/ ac|eddB|BAA c| eddB|fe cA/c/|eddB|fe c/d/c/B/| AE/A/ cA/c/|ec/e/ ac|eddB|BAAz!D.C.!|| "2nd & 4th"c/d/|eaa g/f/|ec cB/c/|df fe/d/|cA A(3B/c/d/| ea ag/f/|ec cB/c/|dffe|A3 z| AE/A/ ce|dBB>A|GE/G/ Bd|cA A/d/c/B/| AE/A/ cd|cBB>A|Gff>e|A2 Az!D.C.!||

OFF TO SKELLIGS--FIFTH FIGURE. AKA and see "Ballyoran Polka (1)," "Charlie O'Neill's," "Gallope (An)," "Gallop Hey," "Kerry Polka (The)," "Paddy Spillane's (2)," "Port Dalaig (5) and "Port Dalaig (6)." Irish, Quadrille Part (2/4 time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BAA'CA'A'. Parts of this figure also appear in the Pennsylvania-collected "Ben Walker's Walk Around." The first strain of "Off to Skelligs--Fifth Figure" is the same as that of Capt. Simon Fraser's reel "Rendezvous (The)" (1816), although other parts differ.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Roche (Collection of Traditional Irish Music, vol. 2), 1912; No. 296, p. 41.

See also listing at :
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