Barley Grain (2)
X:1 T:Barley Grain  M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:Howe - 1000 Jigs and Reels (c. 1867) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G BAB G2D | GAG GAB | BAB GFG | A2B c2A | BAB G2D | GFG GAB | ded dcB | A2B c2A || B2d ded | ded ded | B2d ded | e2f g3 | B2d ded | ded def | gfe dcB | A2B c2A ||
BARLEY GRAIN . Irish, Jig. G Major (Howe): F Major. Standard tuning. AB. The song in Joyce is from the same source.
Source for notated versions: collected by George Petrie in the 1st half of the 19th century from farmer James Quane (Coolfree, Co. Limerick) [Stanford].
Printed sources: Howe (1000 Jigs and Reels), c. 1867; p. 29. Stanford/Petrie (Complete Collection), 1905; Nos. 293 & 294, p. 73.