Boy from Home (A)

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 Theme code Index    11 51H 11 25L
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Jig/Quadrille
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Francis O'Neill
 Book/Manuscript title    Waifs and Strays of Gaelic Melody
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 113
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1922
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   ()   

BOY FROM HOME, A. Irish, Jig. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. See also the related "Saddle the Pony [1]."

Source for notated version: Patrick Stack (Chicago) [O'Neill]. Stack was a fiddler from north County Kerry who emigrated to Chicago in his teens. He contributed a number of tunes to O'Neill's collections and recorded several sides for Victor records, partnering with uilleann piper Eddie Mullaney.

Printed source: O'Neill (Waifs and Strays of Gaelic Melody), 1922; No. 113.

T:Boy From Home, A
S:Patrick Stack, Chicago
Z:Paul Kinder
D|GBA G2 B|def gdB|GBA G2 B|AFD DEF|
GBA G2 B|def gfg|ecA GAG|FEF G2:|
|:B|d3 dcd|e2 f gfe|ded/2c/2 Bcd|ecA GFE|
d3 dcd|e2 f gfg|ecA GAG|FEF G2:|]

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