Annotation:Wild Colt (The)

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WILD COLT, THE ("An Searrac Fiadain" or "An Bromach Fiadhain"). Irish, Slip Jig or Air. G Major (O'Neill): B Flat Major (Bunting). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. O'Sullivan (1983) thinks there is "little doubt" the English title is the correct one and the Irish title a translation, though there are no words extent for the tune.

Source for notated version: the Irish collector Edward Bunting was given the piece by another collector, George Petrie, Dublin, in 1839.

Printed sources: Bunting (Ancient Music of Ireland), 1840; No. 140, p. 103. O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 81. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1135, p. 214. O'Sullivan/Bunting, 1983; No. 140, pp. 196-197.

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