Belfast Linen

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 Theme code Index    3565 3562
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Jig/Quadrille
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    3 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 Structure    AABBCC
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:James S. Kerr
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Merry Melodies vol. 3
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 217, p. 25.
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1880's
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
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BELFAST LINEN. Scottish, Jig. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCC. The name Belfast means 'crossing place by a sandbank'.

Printed source: Kerr (Merry Melodies), vol. 3; No. 217, p. 25.

T:Belfast Linen
S:Kerr - Merry Melodies, vol. 3, No. 217  (c. 1880's)
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
d|cee e2a|faf ecA| cee e2a|fec B3|
cee e2a|faf ecA|EAA FAA|EAA A2:|
|:E|ECE ABc|BAB cde| fga edc|BcA GFE|
ECE ABc|BAB cde | fga edc|BFG A2:|
|:e| efg agf | efg a2E|EFG AGF|EFG A2e|
faf ece|faf ecA|EAA FAA|EAA A2:||