Annotation:Silvermines (2) (The)

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X:1 T:Silver Mines [2], The M:C L:1/8 R:Reel N:The ‘c’ note in the last measure of the 2nd strain may be N:played as a ‘c#’. N:George Petrie obtained the tune from fellow collector P.W. Joyce B:Stanford/Petrie – Complete Collection (1905, No. 913, p. 231) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:F AG|F3G A2 BG|A2 GG AG^FD|F3G A2 AG|Adde d^cAG| F3GA2 BG|A2 BG AGFD|F3G A2 AG|Add^c d3|| e|f3g e2 d^c|A2 BG A2 BG|f3g e2 dc|Add^c d3e| f3g e2 d^c|A2 BG A2 BG|f3g e2 d^c|Addc d3||

SILVER MINES [2], THE. AKA and see “Connacht Heifers.” Irish, Reel (whole time). D Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Breathnach (1963) calls this a faulty version of “Connacht Heifers.” See also the related “Silvermines (1).”

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - “From (the Irish collector) Mr. Joyce” [Stanford/Petrie].

Printed sources : - Stanford/Petrie (Complete Collection), 1905; No. 913, p. 231.

Recorded sources: -

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