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PATRICK SARSFIELD. Irish, Air (cut or 4/4 time). G Dorian (Petrie): G Major (Wright). Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. Patrick Sarsfield [1] (1660-1693) was a general in the army of James in the wars with the forces of William of Orange. He led the ‘flight of the Wild Geese’ to the Continent after their defeat.

Patrick Sarsfield



Source for notated version:

Printed sources: John & William Neal (A Collection of the Most Celebrated Irish Tunes), Dublin, 1724; p. 6. Stanford/Petrie (Complete Collection), 1905; No. 310, p. 77. Wright (Aria di Camera), 1727; No. 57.

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