Green Pigeon (The)

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 Theme code Index    7L27L5L 7L212
 Also known as    Colúr Glas (An), Four Courts (3) (The)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 Structure    AB, AAB
 Editor/Compiler    James Goodman
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:James Goodman music manuscript collection vol. 1
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 39
 Year of publication/Date of MS    mid-19th century
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Green Pidgeon, The T:Four Courts [3], The M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:James Goodman music manuscript collection, Book 1, p. 39 (mid-19th century) F: F:at Trinity College Dublin / Irish Traditional Music Archive Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G A/G/|FGAG FDDE|FDAF G2 AG|FDAF GFED|BdcA G2 AG| FDAF GFED|FDAF G2 AG|FDAF GABc|dBcA G2z|| FG|A2 AB (cA)(BG)|A2 AB c2 dc|A2 AB (cA)(BG)|(BdcA) G2 FG| A2 AB (cA)(BG)|A2 AB c2 Bc|(dB)(cA) (BG)(AG)|Adde dcAG||

X:1 T:Green Pidgeon, The M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:Finnegan/Curtin Manuscript (Sliabh Luachra, Co. Cork, mid-19th century, B:No. 2, p. 2) 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 A2c2 BG TG2|A2B2c2 Bc|A2c2 BG TG2|1 AdcA G2 FG:|2 AdcA GBAG|| |:FDAG FD D2|FDAF ABAG|FDAG FD D2|1 d2 cA GBAG:|2 d2 cA G2 FG||

X:1 T:Blue Pidgeon, The M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:Stephen Grier music manuscript collection (Book 2, c. 1883, No. 106, p. 23) 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 AG|FE/D/ AF GFEG|FE/D/ AG FE/D/ dA|FE/D/ AF GFED|cBcE G2:| FG|A2 AB cAGE|A^GAB cdec|A2 AB cAGE|cBcE G2 FG| A2 AB cAGE|A^GAB cded|cBcA GFEF|Dddc d2||