Belfast Boat (The)

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 Theme code Index    11H2H6 11H62
 Also known as    Bád go Béal Feirste (An)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Jig/Quadrille
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 History    
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    James S. Kerr
 Book/Manuscript title    Merry Melodies vol. 3
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 274, p. 30.
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1880's
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BELFAST BOAT, THE (An Bád go Béal Feirste). Scottish, Irish; Double Jig. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The name Belfast means 'crossing place by a sandbank'.

Printed sources: Breathnach (CRE IV), 1996; No. 2, pg. 3. Kerr (Merry Melodies), vol. 3; No. 274, pg. 30.

X:1
T:Belfast Boat
M:6/8
L:1/8
R:Jig
S:Kerr - Merry Melodies, vol. 3, No. 274  (c. 1880's)
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
K:G
GBd g2g|agf efg|GBd g2g|edB A3|
GBd g2g|agf efg|ded cBA|BGG G2:|
|:DGG BGG|dGG BAG|DGG BGG|EAA A3|
DGG BGG|dGG cde|ded cBA|BGG G2:||