Annotation:Push about the Jorum (2)

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X:1 T:Push about the Jorum [2] M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel S:O’Neill – Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems (1907), No. 657 Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D dB|AD (3FED CEEG|FDAD BcdB|AD (3FED CEEG|FGEF D2:| K:A ed|(3cBA eA fAeA|(3fga ec dcBA|(3cBA eA fAeA|(3fga ec d2 ed| (3cBA eA fAeA|(3fga ec dcBA|dfdB cecA|Bcde fdBd||

PUSH ABOUT THE JORUM [2] (Cuir tart an deorum). AKA and see "King of Meenasillagh (The)." Irish, Reel (cut time). D Major ('A' part) & A Major ('B' part). Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB (O'Neill/1850 & 1001): AABB' (O'Neill/Krassen). The group Altan recorded a related version of the first strain of the reel as "King of Meenasillagh (The)" (Rí Mín na Sailleachon) their album "Another Sky" (2000), learned from Donegal fiddler James Byrne. See also the related first strain of "Captain O'Neill" and “O'Rourke's." The first strain of "Push about the Jorum [2]" is similar to the first strain of the country dance reel "Britannia's Promise" AKA "Trip to Gallaway," printed in England in the mid- and latter 18th century.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 134. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1420, p. 264. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 657, p. 117.

Recorded sources : - Narada 72438-48838-2-9, Altan - "Another Sky" (2000. Appears as "King of Meenasillagh").

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