Pure Drop (1) (The)

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X:1 T:Pure Drop [1], The M:C L:1/8 R:Reel or Hornpipe S:Levey – Dance Music of Ireland, 2nd Collection (1873) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G dc | B>G G2 {FG} D>G G>c | B>G (Af) gedc | B>G G2 {FG} D>G G>c | B>G d>B A2 d>c | B>G G2 {FG} D>G G>c | B>G A>f g2 (fg) | afge d3B | (eg) dB A2 :| |: B>d | e2 fd edBA | (Bd)Af gedc | B>G G2 D>G G>c | B>G d>B A2 B>d | e2 f>d edBA | Bdef g2 f>g | afge d2 B>d | egdB A2 :|]



PURE DROP [1], THE. AKA and see “Honeymoon Reel (2) (The),” "Paddy Howly," "Rap Halfpenny Reel (The)," “Maid Who Left the County (1) (The).” Irish, Hornpipe. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Kennedy): AABB (Levey, Roche). The term 'pure drop' refers to the distillation of liquor, but is used euphemistically to describe core traditional Irish music and traditional performance. The tune was recorded in 78 RPM era as "The Honeymoon."


Additional notes



Printed sources : - Kennedy (Traditional Dance Music of Britain and Ireland: Reels and Rants), 1997; No. 160, p. 38. Levey (Dance Music of Ireland, 2nd Collection), 1873; No. 81, pp. 36-37. Roche (Collection of Traditional Irish Music, vol. 2), 1912; no. 225, p. 15.



See also listing at :
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]



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