Convict of Van Diemen's Land (The)

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 Theme code Index    5427bL 2111
 Also known as    Van Diemen's Land
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    NONE
 Mode    Dorian
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 History    
 Structure    One part
 Editor/Compiler    P.W. Joyce
 Book/Manuscript title    Old Irish Folk Music and Songs
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 208, pp. 102-103
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1909
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CONVICT OF VAN DIEMEN'S LAND, THE. AKA - "Van Diemen's Land." Irish, Air (6/8 time). D Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. "Noted by Miss Una Eideen Flanagan of Tannersville, Green County, New York" (Joyce). Lyrics in most collections of folk songs: Van Diemen's Land is the island of Tasmania, in Austrailia, where many convicts were transported in the 18th century.

Printed source: Joyce (Old Irish Folk Music and Songs), 1909; No. 208, pp. 102-103.


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Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
N:"Moderate time"
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