Short and Sweet (2)

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X:1 T:Short and Sweet [2] M:C L:1/8 S:O’Farrell – Pocket Companion, vol. II (c. 1806) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G G | BcBc d>edB | cA(GF) G>A G>d | ecge eddB | cBAF G2G2 :| |:FAAA GBBB | cAdB | g/f/e/d/ c/B/A/G/ | FAAA GBBB | cAGF G2G2 :| |: BcBc d2d2 | ef a/g/f/e/ eddc | BcBc dedB | cAdB G2G2 :| |: d/e/d/c/ BG dBdB | d/c/B/c/ AF AFcA | d/e/d/c/ Bg eg dg | dcAF G2 G2 :|



SHORT AND SWEET [2]. English (?), Reel (whole time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune, of unknown provenance, appears under this title in O’Farrell’s Pocket Companion for the Irish or Union Pipes (vol. II, c. 1806). The first part bears some general similarity to the march/air “Rising of the Moon (The).” It bears not relation to Playford's "Short and Sweet (1)."

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - O’Farrell (Pocket Companion, vol. II), c. 1806; p. 142.

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