Boys of Ballinafad (The)

Find traditional instrumental music
Jump to: navigation, search



Boys of Ballinafad (The)  Click on the tune title to see or modify Boys of Ballinafad (The)'s annotations. If the link is red you can create them using the form provided.Browse Properties <br/>Browse/:Boys of Ballinafad (The)
 Theme code Index    51 56L 5L1 52
 Also known as    Buacaillí O Bel-an-Ata-Fada (Na), Teviot Bridge, Teviot Brig
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Jig/Quadrille
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    3 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 History    
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Francis O'Neill
 Book/Manuscript title    Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 978, p. 182
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1903
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Media    
 Score   ()   


BOYS OF BALLINAFAD, THE (Na Buacaillí O Bel-an-Ata-Fada). AKA and see "Teviot Bridge/Brig." Irish, Double Jig. A Major (O'Neill): D Major (Miller). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. An Irish version of the Scottish jig "Teviot Bridge/Brig". Scottish printed versions predate O'Neill's collections.

Printed sources: Miller (Fiddler's Throne), 2004; No. 14, p. 22. O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 55. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903/1979; No. 978, p. 182. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907/1986; No. 195, p. 46.


X:1
T:Boys of Ballinafad, The
M:6/8
L:1/8
R:Jig
S:O'Neill - Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems (1907), No. 195
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
K:A
f|ecA AcA|ecA F2A|EFA ABc|edc B2f|ecA AcA|
F2A E2c|d2f ecA|BAA A2::f|ecA Ace|fde fga|
ecA AGA|BGE Ecd|ecA Ace|fde fga|edc BAB|cAA A2:||


© 1996-2010 Andrew Kuntz. All Rights Reserved.
Engraver Valerio M. Pelliccioni