Down the Broom

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 Theme code Index    5L112 5454
 Also known as    Down Through the Broom, Crosses of Annagh (1) (The), Paddy Cronin's Reel (1), Down the Broom to Joe, Flowers of Michigan
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Dorian
 Time signature    4/4
 History    
 Structure    AB, AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Rev. Luke Donnellan
 Book/Manuscript title    Journal of the County Louth Archaeological Society vol. II
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 12
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1909
 Artist    Paddy Killoran
 Title of recording    Down the Broom/Gatehouse Maid
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Decca 12145
 Year recorded    1937
 Media    
 Score   (1)   





X:1 T:Down the Broom to Joe M:C L:1/8 R:Reel N:Goodman obtained the tune from the music manuscripts of 19th century N:Dublin bookseller John O’Daly. S:Rev. James Goodman music manuscript collection (vol. 2, p. 155) N:Canon Goodman was a uilleann piper and cleric who collected primarily N:in County Cork in the mid-19th century Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Ador A2 BG A2 Bd|edgB AGEF|G2 BG AGBG|DEGA BA A2:| |:a2 a3 a2 ae|gaba gfef|gfge d2 ef|gded BA A2:|]

X:1 T:Down the Broom M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:Stephen Grier music manuscript collection (Book 2, c. 1883, No. 244, p. 52) B: http://grier.itma.ie/book-two#?c=0&m=0&s=0&cv=51&z=254.5333%2C189.3324%2C2588.7228%2C1049.0369 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:Ador G2|ABcA Bdef|efge dcBA|G2 BA GFGE|DEGA BAAG| ABcA Bcdf|efge dB B2|gfge d2 ef|gfgd B2A2|| A2 ae a2 ae|gaba gfef|g2 ge g2 ge|gab age e2| A2 ae a2 ae|gaba gfef|gfge d2 ef|gfgd B2A2||

X:1 T:Down the Broom M:C L:1/8 R:Reel S:Rev. Luke Donnellan – “Oriel Songs and Dances", S:Journal of the County Louth Archaeological Society (vol. II, No. 2, 1909; No. 12) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Amin E2|A2 BG A2 Bd|edgd efge|G2 BG AGBG|(3ABc BA GEDE| A2 BG A2 Bd|edgd efga|gfge d2 ef|gded BAAG|| agae agae|gaba geef|gfgd gfgd|gaba geeg| agae agae|gaba geef|gfge d2 ef|gded BA A2||

X:1 T:Down the Broom B:Bulmer & Sharpley, Music form Ireland, 1:11 S:Paddy Killoran (fiddle) M:4/4 L:1/8 Z:Transcribed by Paul de Grae R:Reel K:Ador EA (3AAG A2 Bd|egdg egdc|BGGF G2 GE|(3DED B,D GABG| EAAG ABcd|eg ~g2 egdB|dg (3ggf gaba|gedB BA ~A2:| |:a2 ea ageg|~a2 bg agef|~g2 dg egde|geaf gede| a2 ea ageg|agbg ageg|dg (3ggf gaba|gedB BA A2:||