Banks of the Barrow (The)

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 Theme code Index    3b57b 527bL
 Also known as    Bruacha Na Bearbha
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    1 flat
 Mode    Aeolian (minor)
 Time signature    6/4
 Structure    AABBCCDD
 Editor/Compiler    Francis O'Neill
 Book/Manuscript title    Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 425, p. 74
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1903
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
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BANKS OF THE BARROW, THE (Bruacha Na Bearbha). Irish, Air (5/4 time, Roche: 4/4 time, O'Neill/1915: 6/4 time, O'Neill/1850). D Dorian (O'Neill/1850, Roche): D Minor (O'Neill/1915). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCCDD (O'Neill/1850, Roche): AB (O'Neill/1915).

Printed sources: O'Neill (O'Neill's Irish Music), 1915/1987; No. 63, p. 40. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903/1979; No. 425, p. 74. Roche Collection, 1982; vol. 3, p. 2, #4.

T:Banks of the Barrow
S:O'Neill - Music of Ireland (1903), No. 425
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion 
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