Doran's Ass

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 Theme code Index    351H2H 4H3H65
 Also known as    Dolan's Ass, Off to Skelligs--2nd Figure, Paddy Doyle's Ass, Spanish Lady (The), Thady Regan
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece, March/Marche, Polka
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4, 2/4
 History    IRELAND(Munster), USA(Mid Atlantic)
 Structure    AB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Paul Deloughery
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Sliabh Luachra on Parade
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 71
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1980
 Artist    Biography:Frank Quinn
 Title of recording    Doran's Ass/St. Patrick's Day
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Gennett Records 5667 (78 RPM)
 Year recorded    1925
 Score   (1)   

X:71 T:Doran's Ass M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Polka B:Deloughery - Sliabh Luachra on Parade (1980, No. 71) N:From the playing of Terry Teahan Z:Patrick Cavanagh K:D FA AB/c/ | d2 de/f/ | ge fd | BA FA |FA AB/c/ | d2 de/f/ | ge fd | BA A2:| |fa af | ed de | fa af | e/g/e de |fa af | edd/e/f | gefd | BA A2 :||

X:1 T:Doran's Ass M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Polka S:"From Scots fifer David P. Henderson." Bayard had the tune from southwest Pa. S:fifer Hiram Horner (Monessan, Westmoreland County) in 1944 and remarked it S:was from a "stage" Irish song, known in Pennsylvania as a folk song, sometimes S:called "Dolan's Ass." Horner was from a long line of fifers, including his grandfather S:and great-grandfather. B:Bayard - Dance to the Fiddle, March to the Fife (1981, No. 276, p. 231) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D A|FA AB/c/|dde e/f/|gefd |BA A/>B/A/G/|FA AB/c/|ddef|gefd |BAA|| f|fa af|~ed .dd/e/|fa af|feez |fa af|ed de/f/|gefd| ~BAA||

X:1 T:Doran's Ass M:4/4 L:1/8 K:D A|FA AB/c/|dde e/f/|ge fd|BA A/>B/A/G/|FA AB/c/|dd ef|ge fd|BAA|| f|fa af|ed dd/e/|fa af|fe ez|fa af|ed de/f/|ge fd|BA A||