Corporal Casey (1)

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 Theme code Index    35L35 46L46
 Also known as    Country Courtship (The), Irish Washerwoman (The), Washerwoman (The)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Jig/Quadrille
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 History    IRELAND(Munster)
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:D. Curtin
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Curtin Manuscript
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 40, p. 15
 Year of publication/Date of MS    mid-19th century
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Corporal Casey [1] T:Irish Washerwoman M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:Finnegan/Curtin Manuscript (Sliabh Luachra, Co. Cork, mid-19th century, No. 40, p. 15) 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:G d/c/|BGG DGG|BGB dcB|cAA EAA|cAA edc| BGG DGG|BGB dcB|cBc Adc|BGG G2:| |:d|gdg gdg|gdg bag|fdf fdf|fdf agf| egg dgg|egg dgg|cBc Adc|BGG G2:|