Annotation:Seanduine Coileáilte (An)

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X: 1 T: Seanduine Coileáilte, An S: B.Breathnach: "Ceol Rince na hEireann" II/98 Z: B.Black L: 1/8 M: 9/8 R: slipjig F: K: G d|BGG GEG GEG|BGG GEG A2d|BGG GEG GAB|cBA BGE D2 :| c|Bdd dge dBG|Bdd edB A2c|Bdd dge dBG|cBA BGE D2 :|

SEANDUINE COILEÁILTE, AN (The Silly Old Man). AKA and see "Girls Take Care How You Marry," “Give Us a Drink of Water (2),” "Just at the Height of Her Bloom," “Noggin of Cream (The),” "Old Woman's Consort (The)," "Silly Old Man (1) (The)," "Swaggering Jig (1) (The)," "Táim in Arréir dTigh an Óil,” "Tiggit along the Room," "Welcome the Piper." Irish, Slip Jig (9/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Joyce prints it as “Just in the height of her bloom” and gives the following words:

So beware of those boarding school lasses,
And never by beauty be led:
The girl that all others surpasses
Is one that can work for her bread.

Breathnach says the tune is related to the “Munster Rake (The)” and “Drunken Gauger (1)” family of tunes.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - an untitled tune from fiddler Mrs. Murphy, 1966 (Glencollins, Co. Cork, Ireland) [Breathnach].

Printed sources : - Breathnach (CRÉ II), 1976; No. 98, p. 52.

Recorded sources: -

See also listing at:
Alan Ng's [1]

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