Dever the Dancer

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 Theme code Index    664 663
 Also known as    Ditherum Doodle, Paschal's, Humors of Whiskey (2) (The)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Slip/Hop Jig
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    9/8
 Structure    AA'BB'
 Editor/Compiler    Francis O'Neill
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 1148, p. 216
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1903
 Artist    Biography:John McKenna & Michael Gaffney
 Title of recording    Denver The Dancer / Connie The Soldier
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Decca 12011 (78 RPM)
 Year recorded    1934
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Jig N:c.f. Peeler’s Return, Dever the Dancer, Humors of Whiskey [2], N:Paschal’s, Joe Kilmarray’s M:9/8 L:1/8 R:Slip Jig B:Stephen Grier music manuscript collection (Book 3, c. 1883, No. 200, p. 62) B: 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:Edor BEE BEE G2A|BEE BAG FGA|BEE BEE GA|Bcd ABG FED:| |:d2d dAF G2A|Add def gfe|d2d dAF G2A|1 Bcd ABG FED:|2 Bcd ABG FGA||

X:1 T:Dever the Dancer S:78 RPM recording by flute player John McKenna Z:Transcribed by Frank Claudy M:9/8 L:1/8 K:D BEE BEF G2 A|BGE BAG FED|BEE BEF G2 A|1 dcB ABG FED:|2 dcB ABG FGA||:ded cAF ~G3|Adc def gfe| fed cAF G2 A|1 Bdc ABG FGA:|2 Bdc ABG FED||