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 Theme code Index    3bH2H1H 1H57b
 Also known as    Irnaidh Carbollan, Miss Fetherston, O'Carolan's Devotion (2), Carland's Devotion
 Composer/Core Source    Turlough O'Carolan
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 flat
 Mode    Dorian
 Time signature    3/4
 Structure    AB, AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Daniel Wright
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Aria di Camera
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 42
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1727
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X:1 T:Carland’s Devotion (Carolan’s Devotion) M:3/4 L:1/8 Q:"Very slow" B:Daniel Wright – Aria di Camera (London, 1727, No. 42) N:”being A Choice Collection of Scotch, Irish & Welsh Airs N:for the Violin and German Flute by the following masters N:Mr. Alex. Urquahart of Edinburgh, Mr. Dermot O'Connar of Limrick N:Mr. Hugh Edwards of Carmarthen” F: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Gmin (f/g/a)|b2 (a/g/)f (f/g/a)|(gf)(ed) (d/e/f)|(dc)(BA)(GF)|F4 (GA)| B2 (Bd)(cB)|c2 (df)(gd)|(cB)(AG)(FA)|G4|| (G/F/E)|D2G2G2|G>AG>F EF|D2(F2F2)|F>GF>E DF| D2(B2B2)|(Bc)(AB)(GA)|F2 f2 (fg)|f4 (f/g/a)| b2 (ba)(gb)|b2d2d2|d>cB>cd>e|f2A2A2| B>AG>AB>c|d2G2 (F/G/A)|(GF)(ED)(DE)|D4 (c/d/e)| f2f2 (f/g/a)|(gf)(ed) f2|(dc)(BA)(GF)|F4 (F/G/A)| B2 (Bd)(cB)|c2 (df)(gd)|(cB)(AG) (GA)|G4||

X:1 T:Carolan’s Devotion M:C L:1/8 R:Air B:Charles, Anne & Samuel Thompson - The Hibernian Muse (c. 1770, p. 68) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Gdor d3e f2 e<d|d3e c2 B<A |c3A G2 F<E|TD3 C C4| D3E F2 F<G|A3F G2 B<A|d3A {G}F2 E<D|D3E D4:| D2 C2 {C}A,2B,2|C2 (C<D) C<B, A,<G,|A,4 D2D2| D3E DC B,C|A,4 F2F2|F3G FE DE|C2c2c2 (d<c)| d3e f2 e<d|d3e f2A2|A2 {B}A>G F<GA<B|c2E2E2 FE| DEFG A2D2|D>E {D}CB, A,2 A,B,|B,2 {A}A,4z2| A2B c2 c<e|c3e d2d2|(dc)(cB) AGED|C6 z2| D3E F2 F<G|A3F G2 B<A|d3A {G}F2 E<D|D3E D4||

X:1 T:Carolan's Devotion M:C L:1/8 R:Air B:Samuel, Anne & Peter Thompson – The Hibernian Muse B:(London, 1787, No. 107, p. 68) N:”A Collection of the most Favorite Compositions N:of Carolan the Celebrated Irish Bard” Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Dmin d3e f2 e<d|d3e c2 B<A|c3A G2 F<E|TD3 C C4| D3E F2 F<G|A3F G2 B<A|d3A {G}F2 E<D|D3E D4:| |:D2C2 {C}A,2B,2|C2 (C<D) C<B, A,<G,|A,4 D2D2|D3 E DC B,C| A,4 F2F2|F3G FE DE|C2 c2c2 (d<c)|d3e f2 e<d| d3e f2A2|A2 {B}A>G F<GA<B|c2 E2 E2 F>E|DEFG A2D2| D>E {D}CB, A,2 A,B,|B,2 A,4z2|A3B c2 c<e|c3e d2d2|(dc)(cB) AGED| C6 z2|D3E F2 F<G|A>F G2 B<A|d3 A {G}F2 E<D|D3E D4:||

X:1 T:Carolan’s Devotion M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Air B:Aird – Sixth and Last Volume of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs (1803, No. 122, p. 48) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Gmin g>a|b2 a2 g>a|g<f d>=efd|{d}c2 {B}A2 G>F|F4 GA| B2 BdcB|c2 d^fgd|cBAG G>A|G4:| G>F|D2G2G2|GAGF=EF|D2B2B2|BcAB GA|F2f2f2| fgfedc|d2 gfga|g4 ga|b2 baga|b2d2d2| dcBcd=e|f2B2B2|BAGABc|d2 G2 F>>G/A/4|{A}G2 F<E D>E| D4 cd/=e/|f=efagf|gfgbag|fd cB AG| F4 G>A|TBABdcB|Tc2 d^fgd|cBAG G>A|G4||

X:1 T:Irnaidh Carbollan T:Carolan's Devotion M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Air B:Mulholland - Ancient Irish Airs (Belfast, 1810) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Gdor f/g/a|b2 a/g/f f/g/a|gf ed d/e/f|dcBA GF|F4 GA| B2 cd cB|c2 df gd|cB AG GA|G4|| G/F/E|D2G2G2|G>AG>F EF|D2F2F2|F>GF>E DF| D2B2-B2|Bc AB GA|F2f2 fg|Tf4 f/g/a| b2 ba gb|b2d2d2|d>cB>cd>e|f2A2A2| B>A G>A B>c|d2G2 E/F/A|GFED DE|D4 c/d/e| f2-f2 f/g/a|gf ed d/e/f|dc BA GF|F4 F/G/A| B2 Bd cB|c2 df gd|cB AG GA|G4||

X:1 T:Carolan’s Devotion M:3/4 L:1/16 R:Air Q:"In an animated style" N:”Composed about 1700” B:Bunting – Ancient Music of Ireland (1840, No. 73, p. 53) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Ab (f3g)|.a4 (a/g/f3) (f/g/a3)|{f}e4 (c3d)[c4e4]|(c2B2 A2G2) T(F3E)|E8 (F3G)| .A4 (A/B/c3) (c/B/A3)|.B4 (c2=e2f2c2)|(.B2.A2.G2.F2) (.F3.F)|[C8F8]:|| TE3F|(.C4.E4.E4)|(E3F) (E2=D2)T(C3B,)|(.C4.F4.F4)|(F3G) (F2E2)T(=D3C)| (.C4.A4.A4)|(A3B)(A3GF3G)|(.E4.e4.e4)|e8 (f3g)|.a4 (a3gf3g)| (.a4.c4.c4)|(c3B) (A3B)(c3=d)|(c3B) (A3Bc3=d)|(.e4.G4.G4)|(A3G) (F3GA3B)| (.c4.G4) (G3F)|(F2E2) T(D3C)(C3D)|C8 (c3=d)|[B4e4] (f/g/g3) (=e/f/g3)|.fz .f4 (e2c2)| (B2G2A2G2) T(F3E)|E8 (F3G)|.A4 (A/B/c3) (c/B/A3)|.B4 (c3=e)(f3c)|(.B.A.G.F) (.F3.F)|[C8F8]||

X:1 T:Miss Fetherston T:Carolan's Devotion M:3/4 L:1/8 S:Edward Bunting K:G Dorian f/g/a|b2 a/g/f f/g/a|gf ed d/e/f|dc BA GF|F4 GA|B2 Bd cB| c2 df gd|cB AG GA|G4:|G/F/E|D2G2G2|G>A G>F EF|D2F2F2| F>G F>E DF|D2 B2B2|Bc AB GA|F2 f2 fg|f4 f/g/a| b2 ba ga|b2d2d2|d>c B>c d>e|f2A2A2|B>A G>A B>c| D2G2 F>GA|GF ED DE|D4 c/d/e|f2f2 f/g/a|gf ed d/e/f| dc BA GF|F4 F/G/A|B2 Bd cB|c2 df gd|cB AG GA|G4||

X:1 T:Carlans [sic] Devotions M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Air B:Finnegan/Curtin Manuscript (Sliabh Luachra, Co. Cork, mid-19th century, No. 87, p. 39) B: N:The ms. predates the introduction of quadrille-based polkas and slides that N:now characterize the music of Sliabh Luachra region, thought to have been N:introduced in the latter 19th century. S:Breandán Breathnach (1912-85) obtained the ms. from E. Finnegan, who had it S:from D. Curtin of Stagmount, Rockchapel, Co Cork. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Amin ab|c'2 b2 (ab)|g2e2 (a/g/e/d/)|c2B2 (AB)|G4 GA/B/|c2c2 (3edc| d2d2 (a/g/e/d/)|c2 (Ac)BG|{B}A4||(AG)|E2A2A2|(ABAGFG)| E2c2c2|cedcBA|G2g2g2|gagfed|e2a2 (gb)|{g}a4 (ab)| c'2b2 (ab)|c'2e2 ed|cdefga|g2G2G2|cBABcd|e2 AcBA| G2E2 (ED)|E4 de/f/|gfgbag|agac'ba|gedcBA| G4 GA/B/|c2c2 (3edc|d2d2 a/g/e/d/|c2 (Ac)BG|{B}A4||