Cutting of the Turf (The)

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 Theme code Index    2256 116L5L
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 Structure    One part
 Editor/Compiler    P.W. Joyce
 Book/Manuscript title    Old Irish Folk Music and Songs
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 168, p. 85
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1909
 Title of recording    
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CUTTING OF THE TURF, THE. Irish, Air (4/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. Collected by P.W. Joyce from the singing of his aunt, Mrs. Mary MacSweeny of Cork, and of Glenosheen Co. Limerick (1844-1855) {Joyce}.

Printed source: Joyce (Old Irish Folk Music and Songs), 1909; No. 168, p. 85.

T:Cutting of the Turf, The
S:Joyce - Old Irish Folk Music and Songs  (1909)
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
EG|A3B d2e2|G3A E2 DE|G2AB G2G2|G6Bd|e2e2B2g2|
e4 d2 dB|A3Bd2e2|B4 G/B/d|e2e2B2g2|e4d2dB|A3B G2F2|
E6 FG|A3B d2e2|G3A E2 DE|G2AB G2G2|G6||

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