Black Rock (1)

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 Theme code Index    326L5L 1562
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    March/Marche
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    ENGLAND(West Midlands)
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    O'Farrell
 Book/Manuscript title    Pocket Companion vol. 4
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 83
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1810
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   ()   

<abc float="left"> X:1 T:Black Rock [1] M:C| L:1/8 R:March S:O'Farrell - Pocket Companion, vol. IV (1810) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G G/>A/ | B2 AG E2D2 | GBdB eAAB | cBAG E2D2 | GBdA BG G2 :| |:c Bdd(e/f/) gBdB | eBgB eAAc | Bdde/f/ gBdB | ef/g/dc BGG>c | Bdd(e/f/) gBdB | eBgB eAAc | {c}B2 AG "tr"E2D2 | GBdA BG G2 :|| </abc>

BLACK ROCK [1], THE. Irish, March (4/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB (Kennedy): AABB (O'Farrell, O'Neill). There are numerous 'black rock' placenames in Ireland, in, for example, County Sligo and County Mayo. Peter Kennedy adds 'black rocks' in Cork, Dublin, Louth and Wexford.

Printed sources: Kennedy (Traditional Dance Music of Britain and Ireland: Rants & Reels), 1997; No. 7, p. 4. O'Farrell (Pocket Companion, vol. IV), 1810; p. 83. O'Neill (O'Neill's Irish Music), 1915; No. 115, p. 64.