Brown Oxen (The)

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 Theme code Index    1H3 1H2H 1H1H 41
 Also known as    Berry Dhoan
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England, Ireland
 Genre/Style    English, Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    E
 Accidental    4 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 Structure    AB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Charles Villiers Stanford
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Complete Collection of Petrie's Irish Airs
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 773, p. 193
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1905
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
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BROWN OXEN, THE (Berry Dhoan). Irish/English, Air (6/8 time). Ireland/England, Isle of Mann. E Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Petrie (1855) notes this air was set in 2/4 time by one Major Wallis.

Printed source: Stanford/Petrie (Complete Collection), 1905; No. 773, p. 193.

T:Berry Dhoan "The brown oxen"
N:"A Manx Air." 
S:Stanford/Petrie (1905), No. 773
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
e2 E (G>A)B | e>fg f2d | (e>f)g e<BG | A<FD E E2 || 
E>FE GAG | g>eg f2d | (e>f)g (e<B)G | A<FD E E2 || 

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