Samhra Cruaig (An)

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X:1 T:Samhra Cruaig, An T:The hard summer M:C| L:1/8 R:Slow Air S:James Goodman manuscripts vol. 1 (mid-19th century, p. 243) B:Hugh Shields – Tunes of the Munster Pipers, No. 233 (1998) F: F:at Trinity College Dublin / Irish Traditional Music Archive K:Ador (ed)|c3A A2 (ed)|c3 A A2 (cd)|(efed) (c>d)ef|g2 ec d2 (ed)| (c2 Bc) ABcA|(GF)(EF) G2 ed|c2 BA (GA)(Bc)|A4 A2:| |:(3efg|(a2 ab) c'2 bc'|aged cdef|g3g (a>g)(ed)|c2d2G2 (AB)| .c3.c .d2.d2|(ef)(gb) (abag)|.f2.f2 (g2fg)|efe^c d2 (ed)| =c2 (Bc) A(BcA)|(GFEF) G2 ed|c2 (BA) GABc|A4 A2:|

SAMHRA CRUAIG, AN (The hard summer). Irish, Slow Air (cut time). A Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A close variant of “Rodney's Glory (2), from Church of Ireland cleric James Goodman’s mid-19th century music manuscripts. Goodman (1828-1896) was an uilleann piper, and an Irish speaker who collected locally in County Cork and elsewhere in Munster. He also obtained tunes from manuscripts and printed collections.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Hugh Shields (Tunes of the Munster Pipers vol. 1), 1998; No. 233, pp. 94-95.

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