Three Halfpence a Day (2)
X:1 % T:Three Halfpence a Day  M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:O’Farrell – Pocket Companion, vol. II (c. 1806) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Dmin A | D2E F2G | A2A ABG | A2A ABG | AFD D3 | D2E F2G | A2A ABG | f3 fed | cAG F2 :| |: c | =BGG AGG | =BGG AGG | gag g^fe | dBG G2c | BGG AGG | BGG AGG | fag fed | cAG F2 :|
THREE HALFPENCE A DAY . Irish, Jig (6/8 time). D Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody modulates to G major briefly in the ‘B’ part. The tune is contained as well in the large mid-19th century music manuscript collection of Canon James Goodman (County Cork).