Groves of Blarney (The)

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 Theme code Index    31H6 531
 Also known as    Last Rose of Summer (The), Sad and Luckless Was the Season
 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    3/4
 Structure    AB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:William Forde
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:300 National Melodies of the British Isles
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 4, No. 10
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1841
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Groves of Blarney, The T:Last Rose, The M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Air Q:”Lento” B:William Forde – 300 National Melodies of the British Isles (c. 1841, p. 4, No. 10) B: N:William Forde (c.1795–1850) was a musician, music collector and scholar from County Cork Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:F F>>G|A2f2 d>>c|c2-A2 F>>G|A2 B>A {A}G>>F|F4 F>>G| A2f2 d>>c|c2-A2 F>>G|A2 B>>A {A}G>>F|F4||(c>A)| f2f2 e {e}d>>c|(c2A2) (c>A)|f2 f>ed^c|d>~e !fermata!f2 F>G| A2f2 d>>c|c2A2 F>>G|A2 B>A {A}G>>F|F4||

X:1 T:Groves of Blarney M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Adagio" B:J. Clinton – Gems of Ireland:200 Airs (1841, No. 27, p. 14) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Bb (B>c)|(d2b) {a}(g>f)|(fd3) B>c|(d2 e>d) {d}(c>B)|B4 (B>c)| d2-(b>a) {a}(g>f)|(fd3) (B>c)|d2- {f}(e>d) {d}(c>B)|B4|| {f>d)|(b3a) {a}(g>f)|(fd3) (f>d)|(b3a) {a}(g>^f)|(g>a) !fermata!b2 {abc'bag} {^fgag=fe} {d_efedc} (B>c)| d2 {ed^cd} (b>a) {a}(g>f)|(fd3) (B>c)|d2- ({g}(e>d) {d}(c>B)|{ABc}B4||

X:1 T:Groves of Blarney, The M:3/4 L:1/8 Q:"Andantino" Z:Transcribed by Juergen Gier K:G (G>A)|B2 {d}g2 {f}(e>d)|(dB3) (G>A)|\ (Bd2)B {B}A>G|(GB3) (G>A)|B2 {d}g2 {f}e>d| (dB3) (G>A)|B2 {d}(c>B) {B}(A>G)|G4||(d>B)|\ (g2g3/2)f/ {f}e>d|d2 B2 (d>B)|(g2g)(.f.e.^d)| (~e2{f}"*"g2) (G>A)|B2 {d}g2 {f}e>d|(dB3) (G>A)|\ B2 {d}c>B {B}A>G|G4||(d>B)|{d}(g2g3/2)f/ {f}e>d| d2 B2 d>B|(g2g)fe^d|(e2{fedef}"*"g2) (G>A)|\ B2 {f}(~g2a/)g/{f}e3/4d/4|dB3 G>A| (B/4b/4g/4e/4d/4B/4G/4E/4) (D>B) {B}(A>G)|G4||\ "4th String"(G,>A,)|(B,2G2) {f}(E>D)|(DB,3) (G,>A,)| (B,D2B,) {B,}A,>G,|(G,B,3) (G,>A,)|B,2 (GF) {f}E>D|\ (DB,3) (G,>A,)|B,2 (C>B,) "tr"{B,}(A,G,/A,/)|G,4|| (d>B)|{d}(g2g3/2)f/ {f}e>d|d2 B2 d>B|(g2g)fed|\ (e2{fedef}g2) (G>A)|B2 {f}(~g2a/)g/{f}e/d/|dB3 (G>A)| (B/d/g/b/"*"d'2) (D/G/B/) "tr"{B}(A>G)|G4||(d>B)|\ {d}(g2g3/2)f/ {f}e>d|d2 B2 (d>B)|b2 (a/b/a/g/f/{a}g/f/) (~e2f"*"g2) (G>A)|(B2 b>a) {a}(g>e)|(dB3) (G>A)|\ L:1/16\ (Bdgb) ("*"d'>b) (g/e/d/B/G/E/ D/E/C/A,/) "tr"D4{^CD}| L:1/8\ G, A, B, D "riten."G A B d g a b d' g'|"rall"a' "*"b'|] "alt. last 2 bars:" G, A, B, D G A B d e d g b d'&|"pizz."b g|]