Boys of Antrim (The)

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 Theme code Index    5H5H 3H1H 3H2H 66
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    Bob McQuillen
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Contra
 Meter/Rhythm    Jig/Quadrille
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 History    
 Structure    AB
 Editor/Compiler    Bob McQuillen
 Book/Manuscript title    Bob's Notebook vol. 6
 Tune and/or Page number    
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1982
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
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BOYS OF ANTRIM, THE. Americah, Jig. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Composed by Peterborough, New Hampshire, contra-dance keyboard musician and composer Bob McQuillen. The title does not reference County Antrim in Ireland, but rather probably refers to Randy and Rodney Miller, musicians from Antrim, New Hampshire.

Printed sources: McQuillen (Bob's Note Book, #6), 1982. Miller (Fiddler's Throne), 2004; No. 13, p. 21.


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