Pretty Peggy (2)

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PRETTY PEGGY [2] (Mairgread Deas). Irish, Air (3/4 time, "tenderly"). D Major/Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part.

Source for notated version: notated in 1854 from the singing of a Dublin servant, Mary Hackett, who was originally from county Limerick [Joyce].

Printed sources: Howe (1000 Jigs and Reels), c. 1867; p. 23. Joyce (Ancient Irish Music), 1890; No. 90, pp. 92-93. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 451, p. 79.

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