Poor Old Woman (2)

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X:1 T:Poor Old Woman [2] M:C L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Animated" S:O’Neill – Music of Ireland (1903), No. 325 Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:F F>G|A>AAB c2 B>G|F2F2F2 A>B|c=Bcd c2 _BA|d2G2G2 F>G| A>BA>G F2 F>G|AFAc f2 e>f|dcAc f2 AB|cBA>G F2||



POOR OLD WOMAN [2] (An Sean Bean Bocd). AKA and see “Sean-Bhean Bhoct/Shan Van Vocht (2) (The)” Irish, Air (4/4 time, "animated"). F Major. Standard tuning (tuning). One part. There are many airs with this title, some related to others, some not. The tune was recorded as a hornpipe on 78 RPM in Dublin in 1931 by the Fingal Trio (James Ennis – uilleann pipes, John Cawley – flute, Frank O’Higgins – fiddle).

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 325, p. 56.

Recorded sources: -Rounder 1087, The Fingal Trio - "From Galway to Dublin: Early Irish Traditional Music" (1992. A reissue of the 1931 original).



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