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 Theme code Index    6333 6322
 Also known as    Garad-Eogan le Atrugad, Cary Owen, Garry Owen, Gary Owen, Geary Owen, Auld Bessy, Battle of Limerick, Bivouac of the Dead, Bosom that Beats, Daughters of Erin, Finnegan's Dream, Harlequin Amulet, Hurrah for the Women of Limerick, Let Bacchus' Sons Not be Dismayed, O! friendship will smile, Scotch Laddie (The), Walk of the Twopenny Postman (The), Walter the twopenny postman, We May Roam thro' this World, Years First Days Sett Figure 4
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland, Ireland, United States
 Genre/Style    Contra, Irish, Military, Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Jig/Quadrille
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Niel & Nathaniel Gow
 Book/Manuscript title    Complete Repository Part 2
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 30
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1802
 Artist    Joseph Samuels
 Title of recording    St. Patrick's Day Medley
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Edison 50870 (78 RPM)
 Year recorded    1919

Played by: Jian Tam
Source: Souncloud
Image: George Armstrong Custer
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Cary Owen (sic) M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:Gow - 2nd Repository (1802) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:F f|~fcB ~AGF|A>BA A2f|~fcB ~AGF|GAG G2f| ~fcB ~AGF|ABA A2d|c>de f2A|GAG G2:| A/B/|(A/B/c)A ~c2A|c2A c2f|d2B d2B|d2B d2e|f2g {fg}a2g|f2d c2A| cde f2A|GAG G2 A/B/|{AB}c2A {AB}c2A|{AB}c2A c2f|d2B d2B| d2B d2e|f2g {fg}a2g|f2d c2A|cde f2A|GAG G2||

X:2 T:Cory Owen (sic) M:6/8 L:1/8 S:Button & Whitaker's Selection of Dances, Reels, Waltzes No. 1 (undated, early 19th S:century) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G g/f/ | edc BAG | B>cB Bgf | edc BAG | [F>A>][GB][FA] [F2A2]g/f/ | edc BAG | B<cB B2d | def g2 [GB] | [F>A>][GB][FA] [F2A2] :| |: c | B/c/dB B/c/dB | B/c/dB d2g | c/d/ec c/d/ec | c/d/ec e2f | g2a b2a | g2e edB | def [B2g2] [GB] | [F>A>][GB][FA] [F2A2] :||

X:70 C:Page 35 T:Favourite Irish Air. MBe.70, A A:England;Cumbria;Towcett B:Matthew Betham MS, Towcett Cumbria, 1815 Z:VMP - Hugh Taylor, 2012 T:Garry Owen,aka. MBe.70 M:6/8 L:1/8 Q:3/8=100 R: N:NB-Someone has written after the title, in another hand, "Garry Owen" K:Ador g/f/|(edc) (BAG)|(B>cA) Bge|(edc) (BAG)|A>AA A2g/f/| edc BAG|B>cB B2 d|cde g2 c|A>BA A2:| |:c|(B//c//d3/2)B (B//c//d3/2)B|(B//c//d3/2)B d2 g|\ (c//d//e3/2)c (c//d//e3/2)c|(c//d//e3/2)c e2 f| g2 a b2 a|ge(e dBA)|(def) g2 B|A>BA A2:|

X:3 T:Cary Owen (Irish) M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig Q:"Moderato" B:Thomas Wilson - A Companion to the Ball Room (London, 1816, p. 87) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D dc|BAG FED|F>GF Fdc|BAG FED|E>FE Edc| BAG FED|F>GF F2A|ABc d2F|E>FE E|| F/G/|{FG}A2F {FG}A2F|{FG}A2F A2d|{GA}B2G {GA}B2G|{GA}B2G B2c| d2e f2e|d2B A2F|ABc d2F|E>FE E2||

X:4 T:Cary Owen M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:J. Anderson - Anderson's Budget of Strathspeys, Reels & Country Dances B: for the German Flute or Violin (Edinburgh, 1820, p. 22) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G g|edc BAG|BcB B2g|edc BAG|ABA A2g| edc BAG|BcB B2e|def gdB|ABA A2:| |:B/c/|(B/c/)dB d2B|d2B d2g|(c/d/e)c e2c|e2d e2f| g2a b2a|g2e d2B|def gdB|ABA A2:|]

X:5 T:Garry Owen M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig Q:"Quick" B:J. Clinton – Gems of Ireland:200 Airs (1841, No. 6, p. 3) H:Irish-born Clinton was a flute teacher for the Royal Academy, London Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D (d'/c'/)|.b.a.g .f.e.d|(f>gf) .f(d'c')|.b.a.g .f.e.d|(e>fe) .e(d'c')| .b.a.g f.e.d.|(f>gf) f2 a|.a>b.c' (d'a).f|(e>fe) e:| |:f./.g/|(a2f) (a2f)|(a2f) .a(d'c')|(b2g) (b2g)|(b2g) .b2.c'| (.d'2e' f'2f')|(d'c').b (ag).f|(a>b)c' (d'a).f|(e>fe) .e:|]

X:6 T:Garryowen M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig Q:"Allegro" B:P.M. Haverty – One Hundred Irish Airs vol. 1 (1858, No. 9, p. 4) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A ag|fed cBA|c>dc cag|fed cBA|B>cB B ag| fed cBA|c>dc c2e|efg aec|B>cB B:| |:cd|e2c e2c|e2c e2a|f2d f2d|f2d f2g| a2b c'2b|agf edc|efg aec|B>cB B:|]

X:1 T:Garry Owen M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:James Goodman (1828─1896) music manuscript collection, S:vol. 3, p. 139. Mid-19th century, County Cork Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G g/f/|edc BAG|B2B Bgf|edc BAG|AcB A2 g/f/| edc BAG|B2B Bc^c|def gdB|AcB A2:| |:B/c/|d2B d2B|d2B dgf|e2c e2c|e2c e2f| g2a b2a|gfe dcB|def gdB|AcB A2:| |:B/c/|d2B g2d|b3 bag|f2g a2b|g3 gfe| d2B g2g|g3 f2e|dfa gfe|e3 d2|| B|A2B cBc|B2c d2d|egd egd|egd e2f| g2d g2d|gfe dcB|edc BcB|G3 G2:|]

X:1 T:Garry Owen M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:Finnegan/Curtin Manuscript (Sliabh Luachra, Co. Cork, mid-19th century, No. 20, pp. 9 & 18) B: N:The ms. predates the introduction of quadrille-based polkas and slides that N:now characterize the music of Sliabh Luachra region, thought to have been N:introduced in the latter 19th century. S:Breandán Breathnach (1912-85) obtained the ms. from E. Finnegan, who had it S:from D. Curtin of Stagmount, Rockchapel, Co Cork. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G g|edc BAG|BcB B2g|edc BAG|ABA A2g|edc BAG|BcB BAB| def gdB|ABA A2::B|d2B d2B|d2B d2g|e2d e2d|e2d e2f| g2a gba|g2e edB|def gdB|ABA A2::g|efg/e/ dBG|BcB B2g| efg/e/ dBG|EAA A2g|efg/e/ dBG|BcB BAB|def gdB|ABA A2:| |:B/c/|dBg dBg|dBg d2g|ecg ecg|ecg e2f|g2a gba|g2e edB| def gdB|ABA A2::g/e/|d2G B2G|BcB B2 (g/e/)|d2G B2G|ABA A2g/e/| d2G B2G|d2B gfe|def gdB|ABA A2:|B/c/|:d2B g2d|{g}b3 bag| f2g a2 b|g3 gfe|d3 Bcd|{f}g3 gfe|dfa gfe|e3 d3:| |:A2B c2c|B2c d2d|efd efd|efd e2f| g2d g2d|gfe dcB|Aed cBA|GAG G3:|]

X:7 T:Garryowen M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:P.H. Hughes -- Gems from the Emerald Isle (London, c. 1860?, No. 35, p. 9) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Bb b/a/|gfe d>cB|d>ed dba|gfe d>cB|c>dc cba| gfe d>cB|d>ed d2f|fga bfd|c>dc c2|| d/e/|Tf2d f2d|f2d f2b|Tg2e g2e|g2e g2a| b2c' d'2c'|bag Tgfd|fga b2d|c>dc c2||

X:1 T:Garry Owen with Variations M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:Stephen Grier music manuscript collection (Book 3, c. 1883, No. 33, p. 12) 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:G gf|edc BAG|BcB Bgf|edc BAG|ABA Agf| edc BAG|BcB BAB|GBd gdB|ABA A2|| Bc|d3 d2B|deB e2g|e2d e2d|efd e2f| g2a b2a|gfg edB|def gdB|ABA A2|| P:1st Variation gf|edc BAG|Bc/d/G Bdg|ec cBA|FG/A/D FG/A/D| edc BAG|Bdg Bdg|def gdB|ABA A2|| P:2nd Variation Bc|d2B g2d|b3 bag|f2g a2b|g3 gfe| d2B g2d|b3 bag|fga gfe|e3 d3|| P:3rd Variation A2B c2A|B2c d3|ef/g/d ef/g/d|ef/g/d e2f| ggd ggd|gfe dcB|Aed cBA|G3 G2|| P:4th Variation g|b3 d'bg|bbb b2a|b2 d'bg|aaa a2g| gbd' d'bg|gbd g'3|GBd gdB|ABA A2|| P:5th Variation f|g2d b2g|a2d' b2g|g2d b2g|ad'd' d'2B| gg/g/d ee/e/B|cc/c/A BB/B/G|GBd cBA|G3 G3||

X:8 T:Garryowen M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:O'Neill - Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems (1907), No. 1001 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G g/f/|edc BAG|B>cB Bgf|edc BAG|ABA Agf| edc BAG|B>cB B2 B/c/|def gdB|A>BA A2:| |:B/c/|d2B d2B|dec dgf|e2c e2c|efd e2f| g2a b2a|gfe edB|def gdB|A>BA A2:| |:g|e/f/ge dBG|BGB Bgf|e/f/ge dBG|AFA Agf| e/f/ge dBG|BGB BAB|def gdB|ABA A2:| |:B/c/|dBg dBg|dBg d2g|ecg dcg|ecg e2f| g2a b2a|gfe dcB|def gdB|ABA A2:| |:B/c/|d2B g2B|b3 bag|f2g a2b|c'ba gfe| d2B g2B|b3 bag|def gdB|ABA A2:| |:c/B/|A2B c2c|B2c d2d|e/f/gd gbd|e/f/gd e2f| g2d b2d|gfe dcB|def gdB|ABA A2:||