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 sphinx...it 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.
X:1 T:Bridget McBride M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel S:O'Neill - Music of Ireland (1903), No. 1254 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G 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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