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 Theme code Index    1H533 4424
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 Structure    AB
 Editor/Compiler    Francis O'Neill
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 1254, p. 236
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1903
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   ()   

BRIDGET McBRIDE. Irish, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Francis O'Neill said of source Cronin: "...he would play on for hours at a time such tunes as memory presented, his features while so engaged remaining as set and impassive as the was his open boast that he never forgot nor forgave an injury..."

Source for notated version: Chicago fiddler Edward Cronin, originally from County Tipperary; a composer, weaver and machinist [O'Neill].

Printed sources: O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 106. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903/1979; No. 1254, p. 236.

T:Bridget McBride
S:O'Neill - Music of Ireland (1903), No. 1254
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
d | gedc BGBd | cBcA ABcA | B>G (3GGG GBdB | cBAG FGBd | 
gedc BGBd | cBcB ABcA | BcdB Bdeg | fdcA G2 || de | 
fefg fedB | cBAG FGAd | g2 ga gfdg | fgaf g2 de | 
f2 fg fedB | cBAG FGAc | BcdB cdeg | fdef g3 || 

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