Sporting Bachelor (The)

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X:1 T:The Sporting Bachelor M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:O'Neill's Music of Ireland. 1850 Melodies, 1903, p. 158, no. 850 Z:François-Emmanuel de Wasseige K:G D|GBd g2{ag}d|ed^c d2B|{d}cBA BAG|AB^c d2D| GBd g2{ag}d|ed^c d2B|cBA ABc|def g2:| |:B|dcA ~B2G|dcA ~B2G|def {a}gfe|dcB A2B| c2e efg|B2d dBG|Aag {g}fef|gba g2:|



SPORTING BACHELOR, A/THE (Diolaineac mireogac). AKA and see "Pat in His Glory." Irish, Double Jig (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune is substantially the same as "Pat in His Glory", printed in Ryan's Mammoth Collection (1883), save for the end of the first strain [1]


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Printed sources : - O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 33. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 850, p. 158. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 111, p. 34.






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  1. Paul de Grae, "Notes to Sources of Tunes in the O'Neill Collections", 2017.