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X:1 T:Silver Top, The T:Silver Tip [3], The T:New-mown Meadows, The (parts reversed), T:Threepenny Bit, The M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel B:James Goodman music manuscript collection, Book 1, p. 51 (mid-19th century) B: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion 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/ E/G/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)," "Silver Top (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.” wikipedia:James_Goodman_(musicologist) (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.

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