Roving Blade (The)

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X:1 % T:Roving Blade, The M:9/8 L:1/8 S:Rice-Walsh manuscript Z:Paul Kinder K:A e3 edc edc|e3 edc a2 f|e3 edc edc|f2 B B2 f a2 f:| |:e2 A A2 c cBA|e2 A Ace a2 f|e2 c c2 B cde|f2 B B2 f a2 f:||

ROVING BLADE, THE. Irish, Slip Jig (9/8 time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The first strain is similar to and perhaps cognate with the first strain of "Paddy O Finnerly."

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - the Rice-Walsh manuscript, a collection of music from the repertoire of Jeremiah Breen, a blind fiddler from North Kerry, notated by his student [O’Neill].

Printed sources : - O’Neill (Waifs and Strays of Gaelic Melody), 1922; No. 199.

Recorded sources: -

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