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X:1 T:Silver Top [3], The M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel S:James Goodman manuscripts (mid-19th century) B:Hugh Shields – Tunes of the Munster Pipers, No. 118 (1998) K:G Bd/d/ e/d/d/B/|AB/G/ A/G/E/D/|Bd/d/ e/d/d/G/|GA/G/ E/G/G| Bd/d/ e/d/d/B/|AB/A/ A/G/E/D/|cc/A/ BB/A/|GA/G/ EG/G/:| |:A/D/D/D/ E/D/E/G/|AB/G/ A/G/E/D/|A/D/D/D/ E/D/E/F/|GA/G/ EG/G/| A/D/D/D/ E/D/E/G/|AB/G/ A/G/E/D/|cc/A/ BB/A/|GA/G/ E/G/G:|



SILVER TIP [3], THE.AKA – "The Silver Tips," “The Silver Top.” AKA and see "Miss Lane's Fancy," "Meadow (The)," "New Mown Meadows (The)," "Silver Spear (The)," "Sliabh Bána," "Threepenny Bit (The)," "Top of the Cliff (The)." Irish, Reel. D Major (Kennedy): G Major (Shields/Goodman). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody appears twice in Church of Ireland cleric James Goodman’s mid-19th century music manuscripts, under the titles “The Top of the Cliff” and “The Silver Top.” 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. Goodman and Kennedy have their parts reversed from each other.


Additional notes



Printed sources : - Kennedy (Traditional Dance Music of Britain and Ireland: Reels and Rants), 1997; No. 181, p. 42. Shields/Goodman (Tunes of the Munster Pipers), 1998; No. 118, p. 49.



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



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