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 Theme code Index    1H1H7 1H1H4H
 Also known as    Air in the Travellers, Astrope Wells the New Way, Merry Making (2), Why did You Promise to Marry?, Billy O’Rourke
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English
 Meter/Rhythm    Slip/Hop Jig
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    9/8
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Thomas Westrop
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:T. Westrop's 120 Country Dances Jigs Reels Hornpipes &c.
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 130
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1984
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
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 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Air in the Travellers T:Irish Merry Making M:9/8 L:1/8 R:Slip Jig B:Patrick McGahon music manuscript collection (1817, No. 42) N:McGahon was a scribe of Irish language literature who lived in N:Dungooley, County Louth, on the Armagh border. He was a N:teacher with The Irish Society in the early 19th century, but little N:else is known about him. A few tunes in the ms. are written in other N:hands. B:Pádraigín Ní UIallacháin – “A Hidden Ulster” (2003, p. 447) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D d2d ded cBA|d2d def gfe|d2d ded cBA|BcB Bcd ecA:| fag fed cBA|fag fed efg|fag fed cBA|BcB Bcd ecA:|]

X: 1 T:Irish Merry Making WES.005 M:9/8 L:1/8 R:Country Dance Q:3/8=120 B:T.Westrop's 120 Country Dances, 1860's Z:VMP-R.Greig 2010 K:D d2d ded cBA|d2d def gfe|d2d ded cBA|BcB Bcd (ec).A:|! |:fag fed cBA|fag fed cde|fag fed cBA|BcB Bcd ecA:|]