Come West Along the Road

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 Theme code Index    5353 1361H
 Also known as    Arboe (2), Bog Siar an Bóthar, Bongsheir Abher, Hop along the Road, Monasteraden Fancy (The), Monasterevin Fancy (The)
 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
 History    
 Structure    AA'B
 Editor/Compiler    Francis O'Neill
 Book/Manuscript title    Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 793, p. 137
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1907
 Artist    Kilfenora Céilí Band
 Title of recording    Irish Traditional Fiddle Music - Reels and Jigs
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Tradition 2120
 Year recorded    1974
 Media    
 Score   (1)   





X:1 T:Untitled N:A version of "Come West along the Road" M:4/4 L:1/8 R:Reel B:Stephen Grier music manuscript collection (Book 2, c. 1883, No. 153) N:Stephen Grier (c. 1824-1894) was a piper and fiddler from N:Newpark, Bohey, Gortletteragh, south Co. Leitrim. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G d2 BG dGGB|d2 Bd efge|d2 BG dG G2|1 BABd efge:|2 BABd e2 ef|| g2 bg ef/g/ dg|egdg egdg|g2 bg ef/g/ dc|BABd e2 ef| g2 bg ef/g/ dg|egdg eg d2|efgf ef g2|BABd efge||

X:121 T:Hop Along the Road M:C| B:Treoir 1971 S:Submitted by Michael Mac Aogain N:An alternative title to this tune is given as "Bongsheir Abher." Taken from a very N:interesting manuscript collection of John Kerrigan of Enniscrone, Co. Sligo, the N:tunes in which were written down between 1880 and 1890. R:Reel L:1/8 K:DMix % ge || ~d2 Bc dBGB|d2 Bd efge|~d2 Bc dBGB|1 BABd efge:|2BABd e2 ef|| ~g2 bg egdg|egdg egdg|~g2 bg egdc|BABd ~e2 ef| ~g2 bg egdg|egdg egdg|bgaf gfed|BABd efge|]

X:1 T:Come West Along the Road M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel Q:240 K:G d2 BG dGBG | GABd efge | d2 BG dGBG |1 ABcd edBc :|2 ABcd ed (3Bcd || g2 bg egdg | egdg ed (3Bcd | g2 bg egdB | ABcd ed (3Bcd | g2 bg egdg | egdg ed (3Bcd | gabg efge | dega bage ||