Ballroom Favourite (2)

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 Theme code Index    55 66 72H 2H5
 Also known as    Ballroom Favorite (2)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Barn Dance
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    David Taylor
 Book/Manuscript title    Through the Half-Door'
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 68, p. 48
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1992
 Artist    Shaskeen
 Title of recording    Joys of Life (The)
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   ()   

X: 1
T: Ballroom Favorite [2]
S: Treoir (as a barn dance)
Z: B. Black
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
R: hornpipe
K: D
F/G/|AF A>A|BG B>B|c/B/c/d/ e/d/c/d/|\
(3e/f/e/ d/B/ A/G/F/G/|
AF A>A| BG B>B|c/B/c/d/ e/d/c/d/|\
(3e/f/e/ d/c/ d :|
|:z|ab/a/ fd|c/d/e/f/ g2|g/f/g/e/ BA/B/|\
d/e/f/g/ aa|
AF A>A|BG B>B|g/f/g/e/ c/A/ (3B/c/d/|\
(3e/f/e/ d/c/ d :|

BALLROOM FAVOURITE NO. 2. Irish, "Barn Dance" (4/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning. AABB. The tune is a distanced variant of "Mrs. Kenny's Barndance" (also known as "Woodland Flowers [1]"), recorded by Michael Coleman.

Source for notated version: from a 1934 Decca 78 RPM recording of flute player John McKenna (1880-1947) and banjo player Michael Gaffney, both originally from County Leitrim, via accordion player Charlie Harris (County Galway) [Taylor].

Printed source: Taylor (Through the Half-Door), 1992; No. 68, pg. 48.

Recorded source: Shaskeen - "The Joys of Life."