Boys of the West

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 Theme code Index    76 51 46 32
 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
 History    
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Francis O'Neill
 Book/Manuscript title    Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 1035, p. 193
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1903
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Media    
 Score   ()   


BOYS OF THE WEST. Irish, Double Jig. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Not the similarly titled "Boys from the West" in Roche.

Source for notated version: Chicago cleric Father James K. Fielding, a flute player originally from Kilkenny; a friend of Francis O'Neill's and a Gaelic League activist [O'Neill].

Printed source: O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 58. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903/1979; No. 1035, p. 193.


X:1
T:Boys of the West
M:6/8
L:1/8
R:Jig
S:O'Neill - Music of Ireland (1903), No. 1035
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
K:G
g | fed edB | dBG GAB | cBc edc | BAA A2g | fed edB | 
dBG GAB | cBc edc | BGG G2 :: z | def gfg | eaa aga | bag bag | 
fdd d2g | ecc efg | dBG GAB | ABA gfe | BGG G2 :||


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