Merry Harriers (1) (The)

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 Theme code Index    517b6 5127bL
 Also known as    Gadaraide Sugaig (Na), Gadair Meadraca (Na), Fiairí Feá (Na), Harrier's (The), Cup of Tea (2) (The)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Dorian
 Time signature    2/2
 Structure    AA'BB'
 Editor/Compiler    Francis O'Neill
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 1339, p. 250
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1903
 Artist    Biography:Martin Beirne Orchestra
 Title of recording    Merry Harriers/Old Maids of Galway
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Columbia 33556-F (78 RPM)
 Year recorded    1936
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Merry Harriers [1], The M:C| L:1/8 R:Air S:Philip Carolan music manuscript collection N:Philip Carolan (c. 1839-1910, Crossmolina, County Mayo), a musically literate N:farmer and fiddler who compiled his ms. probably during 1863-1873. S:Angela Buckley, thesis, “A Critical Edition of the Irish Music Manuscripts of S:Philip Carolan c. 1839-1910, vol. 2”, Waterford Institute of Technology, S:2007, p. 130. Carolan ms. 2, No. 73. K:Ador e>A ((3ABA) e>f g>f|e>A ((3ABA) B>G B>d|e>A ((3ABA) e>f g>f|a>f g>e B>G ((3Bcd)| e>g ~g1 b>g~g2|e>g g>d B>G B>d|e>g ~g2 b>g ~g2|(a>f) g>e B>G ((3Bcd)| e>g Tg2 b>g Tg2|e>g g>d B>G ((3Bcd)|e>g Tg2 d>gTg2|a>f g>d B>G ((3Bcd):|

X:1 T:Merry Harriers [1], The M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel S:O'Neill - Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems (1907), No. 594 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Ador e>A (3AAA g2 fg | eAAc BG G2 | e>A (3AAA g2 fg |1 afge dgfg :|2 afge d2 cd || |: eaag efgf | eaag edcd | eaag efgb |1 afge d2 ^cd :|2 afge dgfg ||