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X:1 T:Tatter the Road M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:John Sutherland manuscript collection, “Music for the Bagpipe” (late 18th century) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D D|BAG FD2|GGA BAG|FAA d/B/AG|F2 D GGA|BAG FDD:| |:d2|efe dde| fed cBA|B2G G2A|BAG FGA| d2e fed|d2e f2d|cBA B2G|AGF GA2:|]

TATTER THE ROAD (Stracad/Buail an Botar). Irish, Single Jig. D Major/G Major (O’Neill): D Mixolydian/G Major (Stanford/Petrie). Standard tuning (fiddle) AAB (Stanford/Petrie): AABB (O’Neill). The modal modality of Stanford/Petrie’s version works much better.

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Printed sources : - O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 906, p. 169. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 381, p. 77. Stanford/Petrie (Complete Collection), 1905; No. 522, p. 132.

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