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 Theme code Index    13b5 7b1H7b
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    1 flat
 Mode    Aeolian (minor)
 Time signature    3/4
 Structure    One part
 Editor/Compiler    Elias Howe
 Book/Manuscript title    1000 Jigs and Reels
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 23
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1867
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   ()   

BESSIE. Irish, Air (3/4 time). D Minor. Standard tuning. One part. Identified as "Irish" by publisher Howe.

Printed source: Howe (1,000 Jigs and Reels), c. 1867; p. 23.

N:"With expression"
S:Howe - 1000 Jigs and Reels
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
D>E FG A=B | c2 [F2d2] c_B | A>G FG A>F | GF D2 de | f2e2d2 | 
c2F2G2 | A2d2e2 | d4 de | f2 AG A=B | c2d2 c_B | A>G FG A>F | 
G>F D2 DC | D2 d>f ed | c2A2 FA | GF D2 [B,2D2] | [C6D6] ||