Silk Handkerchief (The)

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X:1 T:The Silk Handkerchief M:2/4 L:1/16 R:Hornpipe B:O'Neill's Music of Ireland. 1850 Melodies, 1903, p. 309, no. 1665 Z:François-Emmanuel de Wasseige K:G d2|gabg efge|dBge dBGB|(3AAA (AB) AGAB|cBAB cdef| gabg efge|dBge dBGB|(3AAA (AB) AGAB|cdef g2:| |:d2|dggf g2(gf)|gaba gfed|eaab a2(ag)|agba gfed| dggf g2(gf)|edBg dBGB|(3AAA (AB) AGAB|cdef g2:|]



SILK HANDKERCHIEF, THE (An Laimfoillead sioda). Irish, Hornpipe. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB.

Additional notes

Edward Cronin, County Tippeary & Chicago
Source for notated version: - Chicago fiddler Edward Cronin, a weaver, machinist and sometimes journalist originally from County Tipperary. Cronin was a storehouse of tunes and one of O’Neill’s primary informants; a man who boasted he never forgave nor forgot an injury [O’Neill].



Printed sources : - O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 189. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1665, p. 309.

Recorded sources: -



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