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 Theme code Index    113 477
 Also known as    Eirinn Mo Tirsa
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Mixolydian
 Time signature    3/4
 Structure    AB
 Editor/Compiler    Francis O'Neill
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 124, p. 22
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1903
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Oh Erin my Country [1] M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Air S:Philip Carolan music manuscript collection N:Philip Carolan (c. 1839-1910, Crossmolina, County Mayo), a musically literate N:farmer and fiddler who compiled his ms. probably during 1863-1873. S:Angela Buckley, thesis, “A Critical Edition of the Irish Music Manuscripts of S:Philip Carolan c. 1839-1910, vol. 2”, Waterford Institute of Technology, S:2007, p. 114. Carolan ms. 2, No. 21. K:Amix A|A>Bc d2 (g/f/)|eA(B c>{edc}d)e|agf e>dc|(d>c)A G2 (e/4d/4c/4B/4)| A>Bc d2 (g/f/)|eA(B c>{edc}d)e|agf e>dc|(d>c)A A2:| |:(c/d/)|efg a2 (g/f/)|eA(B c>{edc}d)e|agf e>dc|(d>c)A G2 (e/4d/4c/4B/4)| A>Bc d2 (g/f/)| eA(B c>{edc}d)e|agf e>dc|d>cA A2:|

X:1 T:Erin My Country [1] M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Moderate" N:The melody works best in modal or mixed mode key. S:O'Neill - Music of Ireland (1903), No. 124 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D A2|D3E F2|G2 c3B|A2D2E2|F2G3A|d2c2d2|A2F2A2| G2F2D2|C3zA2|D3EF2|G2c2B2|A2D2E2|F2G2A2| d2c2d2|A2F2A2|G2F2D2|D4||A2|d3cB2|c2A3G|F2D2E2| F2G3A|d2c2d2|A2F2A2|G2F2D2|C3zA2|D2E2F2| G2c2B2|A2D2E2|F2G2A2|d2c2d2|A2F2A2|G2F2D2|D4||