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PIPER'S WIFE, THE. Irish, Air (3/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB.

Source for notated version: "From the singing of Mrs. Mary MacSweeny of Glenosheen Co. Limerick, about 1848" [Joyce]. Collector P.W. Joyce's [1] (1827-1914) boyhood home was in Glenosheen, and Mrs. MacSweeney was a neighbor.

Printed sources: Joyce (Old Irish Folk Music and Songs), 1909; No. 22, p. 14.

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