Greatest Diversion under the Sun

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 Theme code Index    1H1H76 6161H
 Also known as    Go de sin den té sin
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 Structure    AB
 Editor/Compiler    John Clinton
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Gems of Ireland: 200 Airs
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 56, p. 28
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1841
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Greatest Diversion under the Sun M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Air B:J. Clinton – Gems of Ireland: 200 Airs (1841, No. 56, p. 28) N:"The greatest diversion under the sun is to sit by the fire till the 'praties' are done" (early 19th century Irish saying). N:sometimes appears as "sweetest diversion" or "finest diversion" Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G d|(g>ag) (g<d).e|(=f>gf) .e2 (g/e/)|(e/d/c/B/A/G/) (G{AGFG}B).d|(e<g).g {fga}g2d| (g{b}a>g) (g<d).e|(=f{gfef}ag) e2{e}(g/>e/)|(e/d/){d}(c/B/){B}(A/G/) (GB).d|(e<g).g {ba}g2|| (a/>b/)|.c'.c'.c' (cb) (c/>b/)|aa{ba^ga}(b/>a/) (=ge) {a}(g/>f/)|(e/d/c/B/){B}(A/G/) G{AGFG}B.d|.c'(b/a/)(g/f/) .g2 (a/>b/)| .c'.c' (e'/>d'/)(c'b) (c'/>b/)|aa{ba^ga}(b/>a/) (gf) (g/>e/)|(e/d/c/B/) {B}(A/G/) (G{AGFG}B).d|(e<g).g {fga}g2||