Annotation:Paísdín Fionn (2) (An)

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X:1 T:Paysteen Faun, The; or, the fair Child L:1/8 M:6/8 B:O'Farrell - Pocket companion for the Irish or Union Pipes, vol. 1 (c. 1808) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Edor B|e>fe d>ef|g>ag f2 f/a/|gee dBc|d2B B2c/d/| (e>f)e d(ef)|g>ag f2e|dBG AGF|E3 E2:| |:F|GA(B/c/) dBB|cAA dBB|GA(B/c/) dBA|Bed (ef)g| GA(B/c/)dBB|e2f !fermata!g2 (f/e/)|dBG (AGF)|E3 E2:|]

PAÍSDÍN/PAISTIN FIONN [2]. Irish, Air (6/8 or ¾ time). E Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Roche): AABB (O’Farrell). A version of the melody was also included in the mid-19th century music manuscript of Sliabh Luachra musicians D. Curtin (No. 18, p. 8 [1]).

Additional notes

Printed sources : - O’Farrell (Pocket Companion, vol. III), c. 1808; p. 12 (appears as “The Pausteen Feaun or the fair Child”). Roche (Collection of Traditional Irish Music, vol. 1), 1912; No. 22, p. 13.

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