Black Haired Lass (2) (The)

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 Theme code Index    3135 47b27bL
 Also known as    Cailín na Gruaige Duibhe, Dark Gate Girl (The), Dark Haired Lass (1), Cailín Donn (An), Brown Girl (The), Darkhaired girl (The)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Mixolydian
 Time signature    4/4
 Structure    AB, AAB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:William Bradbury Ryan
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Ryan's Mammoth Collection
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 32
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1883
 Artist    Biography:Noel Hill & Tony MacMahon
 Title of recording    I gCnoc na Graí
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Gael-Linn CEF 114
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Darkhaired girl, The M:C L:1/8 S:James Goodman music manuscript collection (mid-19th cent., County Cork, vol. 3, p. 77) R:Reel Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion F: F:at Trinity College Dublin / Irish Traditional Music Archive K:Amix cBAB cded|d2 ed cA G2|cAGA cdef|gd ed A2A2:| cdef g2 eg|f2 df gfed|cdef g2 eg|fd ec A2A2| cdef g2 eg|f2 df e2z2|af ge f2 ed|cded A2A2||

X:1 T:Black Hair Girl, The T:Black Haired Lass (2) M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:Finnegan/Curtin Manuscript (Sliabh Luachra, Co. Cork, mid-19th century, B:No. 7, p. 4) B: N:The ms. predates the introduction of quadrille-based polkas and slides that N:now characterize the music of Sliabh Luachra region, thought to have been N:introduced in the latter 19th century. S:Breandán Breathnach (1912-85) obtained the ms. from E. Finnegan, who had it S:from D. Curtin of Stagmount, Rockchapel, Co Cork. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:C cBAB cdec|d2 fd BG G2|cBAB cdec|d2 ec A2 AB:| |:cdef g2 eg|f2 df ecA2|cdef g2 fg|afge dfed:|]

X:1 T:Reel [62] T:Untitled N:c.f. “Dark Haired Lass [1]” “Black Haired Lass [2],” “Rocky Road to Dublin.” M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:Stephen Grier music manuscript collection (Book 2, c. 1883, No. 156, p. 33) B: N:Stephen Grier (c. 1824-1894) was a piper and fiddler from N:Newpark, Bohey, Gortletteragh, south Co. Leitrim. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Ador B|c2 Ac BABc|d2 gd BGGB|c2 Ac BABc|dgec A3:| B|cdef gfec|d2 gd BGGB|cdef gfec|dgec A2 AB| cdef gfed|Bc/d/ ef g2 fg|afge fdec|Bgec A3||

X:1 T:Black Haired Lass [2], The M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel S:O'Neill - Music of Ireland (1903), No. 1326 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Amix ed |c2 AB cdec |d2 gd BGGB|{d}cBAB cdec|dfec Aced| {d}cBAB cdec|d2 gd BGGB|{d}cBAB cdec | dfec A2 || AB | cdef {a}g2 eg | fddf {a}gfed |cdef {a}gfeg|fdec A2 AB | cdef {a}gfeg | fddf e2 fg | af{a}ge fdec | dfec A2 ||

X:2 T:Black-haired Girl, The T:Black Haired Lass [2], The M:C L:1/8 R:Reel N:No key signature in the original ms. It is playable in A minor, N:but makes more sense in A Mixolydian. S:Rev. Luke Donnellan – “Oriel Songs and Dances", S:Journal of the County Louth Archaeological Society (vol. II, No. 2, 1909; No. 66) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Amix B|cAAc BABc|d2 gd BGGB|cAAc BABc|dfec A2 AB:|| cdef gfec|d2 gd BGGB|cdef gfec|dfec A2 AB| cdef gfec|d2 gd BGGB|cdef g2 fg|afge fdec|dfec A2A2||

X:1 T:Blackhaired Lass, The T:Black Haired Lass [2], The M:4/4 L:1/8 R:Reel B:Treoir, vol. 33, No. 1, 2001; p. 27 K:Amix B|=cBAB cde^c|d2 gd BGGB|=cBAB cdeg|fdec A2 AB| =cBAB cde^c|d2 gd BGGB|=cBAB cdeg|fdec A2 AB|| =cdef g2 eg|f2 df gfed|(3Bcd ef gfeg|fde^c A2 AB| =cdef g2 eg|f2 df g2 fg|(3agf ge fde^c|dfe^c A3||