Annotation:Priest with the Collar (The)

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X:1 T:Priest with the Collar, The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:O’Neill – Music of Ireland (1903), No. 731 Z:AK/Fidder’s Companion K:G D | GBG AGE | c2c B2A | GBG AGE | G2G G2D | GBG AGE | AEA ABc | BAG AGE | G2G G2 :| |: B/c/ | dBB dBB | A2A A2 B/c/ | dBB dBB | G2G G2 B/c/ | dBB dBB | AEA ABc | BAG AGE | G2G G2 :| |: d/e/ | f2d edB | A2A A2 d/e/ | f2d edB | G2G G2 d/e/ | f2d edB | AEA ABc | BAG AGE | G2G G2 :|]

PRIEST WITH THE COLLAR, THE (Sagart an muince). AKA and see "Be Easy You Rogue!," "Priest Avourneen," "Stop You Rogue Stop!." Irish, Double Jig (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCC. Also set as a single jig. Uilleann piper O’Farrell printed a version of the tune in his early 19th century collection as “Stad Erro Rogura Stad Stad”, which O’Neill freely translated as “Be Easy You Rogue” (see note for “annotation:Be Easy You Rogue” for more). See also the related “Tá an coileach ag fógairt an lae (2).”

Additional notes

Printed sources : - O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 73. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 731, p. 136.

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