Croppy Boy (1) (The)

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 Theme code Index    231 113
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    F
 Accidental    1 flat
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    3/4
 Structure    One part
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Charles Villiers Stanford
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Complete Collection of Petrie's Irish Airs
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 605, p. 152
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1905
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
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 Score   ()   

CROPPY BOY [1], THE. Irish, Air (6/4 or 3/4 time). G Major (Joyce): F Major (Stanford/Petrie). Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. This air has "been sent to me during the last seven or eight years by Mr. Patrick O'Leary of Graignamanagh, Co. Kilkenny, a good amateur musician with a great knowledge of the popular airs of that part of Ireland. Most of these he wrote down from his own memory" (Joyce). Petrie notes he obtained his version of the air from Joyce.

Printed sources: Joyce (Old Irish Folk Music and Songs), 1909; No. 300, p. 141. Stanford/Petrie (Complete Collection), 1905; No. 605, p. 152.

T:The Croppy Boy [1]
S:Stanford/Petire (1905), No. 605
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
f/>d/ cA | G>B AG FF | F3G AA | f2 ef dd | d3 F/G/ AA | 
f2 ef dc | d>e fd cA | G>B AG FF | F3 ||

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