Saddle the Pony (5)

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X:1 T:Saddle the Pony [5] T:1st Setting L:1/8 M:6/8 B:O'Neill's Music of Ireland. 1850 Melodies, 1903, p. 134, no. 717 Z:François-Emmanuel de Wasseige K:A A/B/|:cAA eAA|cBc eAA|cAA eAA|dBG Bcd| cAA eAA|cBc efg|agf gfe|dBG Bcd:| |:(e<a)f {a}gee|fdd gee|(e<a)f {a}gfe|dBG Bcd| (e<a)f {a}gee|fdd gee|def gfe|dBG Bcd:|]

SADDLE THE PONY [5] (Cuir diallaid air an clibin). AKA and see "Custom House (The)," "Darby Gallagher's (1)," "East at Glendart," "Finley's Jig," "Housemaid (1) (The)," "Humors of Glendart," "Julia Clifford's," "Shins around the Fireside (2)," "Tim the Piper." Irish, Double Jig (6/8 time). A Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A version of the tune was entered into Book 3 of the c. 1883 music manuscript collection of County Leitrim fiddler and piper Stephen Grier. O'Neill did not reproduce this, his first setting from Music of Ireland (1903), in his Dance Music of Ireland (1907).

Additional notes

Printed sources : - O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 717, p. 134.

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