Annotation:One-Horned Cow (1) (The)

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X:1 T:One-Horned Cow [1], The L:1/8 M:6/8 S:O'Neill - Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems (1907), No. 277 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G Bdd gdd|edd gdc|Bdd gdd|edc BcA| Bdd gdd|edc gdc|Bdd gfg|edB A2G:| |:Bdd ecc|dBB ecc|Bdd ece|dBG A2G| Bdd ecc|dBB ecc|Bdd gfg|edB A2G:|

ONE-HORNED COW [1], THE (An Bo Leatadarcac). Irish, Double Jig (6/8 time). G Major (O'Neill): F Major (Stanford/Petrie). Standard tuning (fiddle). One part (Stanford/Petrie): AB (Stanford/Petrie): AABB (O'Neill). The phrase 'one-horned cow' is sometimes used to reference a still (the distilling apparatus being likened to a horn). The first strain is shared with "Wet and Weary (1)" and "Kissing and Drinking (2)."

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Collector George Petrie's second setting was obtained from another Irish collector, J.E. Pigott, who himslef had it from a Miss O'Connell of Grena.

Printed sources : - O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 66. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1077, p. 203. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 277, p. 60. Stanford/Petrie (Complete Collection), 1905; No. 342, p. 86.

Recorded sources: -

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