Blessington Maid (The)

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 Theme code Index    5L11 341
 Also known as    Castle Donovan (2), Maid of Blessington
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 flat
 Mode    Dorian
 Time signature    3/4
 Structure    ABB
 Editor/Compiler    Charles Villiers Stanford
 Book/Manuscript title    Complete Collection of Petrie's Irish Airs
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 539, p. 136
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1905
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
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BLESSIN(G)TON MAID. AKA - "Maid of Blessington." AKA and see "Castle Donovan (2)." Irish, Air (3/4 time). G Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). ABB.

Source for notated version: "From Mr. Pigot's MSS" [Stanford/Petrie].

Printed source: Stanford/Petrie (Complete Collection), 1905; No. 539, p. 136.

T:Blessington Maid, The
S:Stanford/Petrie (1905), No. 539
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
K: Gdor
GF | D2G2 GA | B2 cB G>A | B2c2 (3de^f | g2d2c2 | B2G2 FD | 
F4 DC | D2G2 GA | B2 cB G>A | B2c2 (3de^f | g2d3c | B2G2G2 | G4 || 
|: Bc | d2g2 {g}f2 | {d}f2d2dc | B2c2 d^f | g2d2c2 | B2G2 FD | F4 DC | 
D2G2A2 | B2 cB G>A | B2c2 d^f | g2d3c | B2G2G2 | G4 :||

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