Annotation:Roving Pedlar (2) (The)

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X:1 T:Roving Pedlar [2], The M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Air S:James Goodman (1828─1896) music manuscript collection, S:vol. 2, p. 123. Mid-19th century, County Cork Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D de|f2d2 ed|B4 dB|A4 A2|B2d2d2|d4 d2| d2e2f2|g3ag2|f2e2d2|f2a2f2|e4 d2| d2e2f2|g3ag2|f2e2d2|f2a2f2|e4 de| f2d2 ed|B4 dB|A4 A2|B2d2d2|d4||

ROVING PEDLAR [2], THE. AKA and see “Red Haired Man's Wife (2) (The).” Irish, Air (3/4 time). B Flat Major (Stanford/Petrie): D Major (O’Farrell). Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. Stanford/Petrie (1902) notes: “The original air of the ‘Boys of Kilkenny.’” A version of the air, originally from the John Edward Pigot (1822–1871) mss., was entered into the mid-19th century music manuscript collection of Canon James Goodman (County Cork). See note for “Enniskillen Dragoon” for brief discussion of the structure of this melody and partial list of other tunes in this class.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - O'Farrell (Pocket Companion, vol. IV), 1810; p. 90. Stanford/Petrie (Complete Collection), 1905; No. 360, p. 91.

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