Barrow Boatman's Song (The)

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 Theme code Index    43H2H 143
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    E
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Aeolian (minor)
 Time signature    3/4
 Structure    One part
 Editor/Compiler    P.W. Joyce
 Book/Manuscript title    Old Irish Folk Music and Songs
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 286, p. 136.
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1909
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   ()   

BARROW BOATMAN'S SONG. Irish, Air (3/4 time). E Minor (G Major)/A Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. "Taken down by Mr. O'Leary while the man was rowing and singing" (Joyce).

Printed source: Joyce (Old Irish Folk Music and Songs), 1909; No. 286, pg. 136.

T:Barrow Boatman's Song, The
B:Joyce -- Old Irish Folk Music and Songs (1909)
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