Old Women's Money (2)

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OLD WOMEN'S MONEY [2]. AKA - "Old Woman's Purse of Money (The)." AKA and see "Merry Old Woman (2) (The)." Irish, Jig. D Major/Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Stanford/Petrie): AABB (O'Farrell). The tune is in D major until the last two bars of each part, which is a cadence that resolves to G major.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Kennedy (Traditional Dance Music of Britain and Ireland: Jigs & Quicksteps, Trips & Humours), 1997; No. 140a, p. 34 (appears as "The Old Woman's Purse of Money No. 1"). O'Farrell (Pocket Companion, vol. II), c. 1806; p. 101. Stanford/Petrie (Complete Collection), 1905; No. 355, p. 90.

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