Kitty Gone a Milking

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 Theme code Index    5154 517L2
 Also known as    Kitty Goes a-Milking, Kitty's Gone a Milking, Kitty is gone a milking
 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    4/4
 Structure    AB, AAB, AABB, AABB'
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Bulmer & Sharpley
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Music from Ireland vol. 1
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 25
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1974
 Artist    Biography:Frank O'Higgins
 Title of recording    Kitty's Gone A-Milking, / The Dogs Among the Bushes / The Merry Sisters
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Regal Zonophone MR2577
 Year recorded    1938
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Kitty is gone a milking M:C L:1/8 R:Reel S:James Goodman (1828─1896) music manuscript collection, S:vol. 3, p. 71. Mid-19th century, County Cork Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G (d>A)(AG) d2 de|dc (AG) FG A2|d>A (AG) d2 (de)|g>e d>B G2G2:| (d>g)(g>a) (bg)(af)|(dg) g>e d2 cA|dgga (b>g)(a>f)|(g>e)(d>B) G2G2| (dg)(ga) (bg)(af)|dgge d2 cA|(bg)(af) (ge)(fd)|(ge)dB G2G2!D.C.!||

X:2 T:Kitty gone a milking M:C L:1/8 S:Stanford/Petrie (1905), No. 444 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G Bc | dG G2 d2 cA | dGAG FGAc | dG G2 d^cde | fdcA G2 :| Bc | dgga bgag | dg g2 d2 cA | dgga bgag | fdcA GABc | dgga bgag | dg g2 d2 cA | dg ag fd ec | decA G2 ||

X:1 T:Kitty gone a milking? M:4/4 L:1/8 R:reel K:G dG (3GGG d2cA|dG (3GGG FGAc|dG (3GGG d2eg|fdcA GABc| dG (3GGG d2cA|dG (3GGG FGAc|dG (3GGG d2eg|fdcA GABc|| dg-~g2 ag-~g2|dg-~g2 d2cA|dg-~g2 ag-~g2|dcAB c2 Bc| dg-~g2 ag-~g2|dg-~g2d2Bc|defg abag|fdcA GABc||