Merry Sisters (The)

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 Theme code Index    5256 521H2
 Also known as    Deirbsiuiraca Sugaca (Na), Cross Road (1), Margret O'Donnell's, Merry Sisters of Fate (The), Miltown Maid (1) (The), Mill Town Maid, Sporting Landlady (The), Three Merry Sisters
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    E
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Dorian
 Time signature    2/2
 Structure    AA'B
 Editor/Compiler    Francis O'Neill
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 535, p. 100
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1907
 Artist    Biography:Frank O'Higgins
 Title of recording    The Merry Sisters/The Dogs Among the Bushes
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Regal Zonophone MR2577 (78 RPM)
 Year recorded    1937
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Merry Sisters, The M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel S:O'Neill - Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems (1907), No. 535 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Edor B>E (3FED BdcA|B>E (3FED dAFA|B>E (3FED BdcA|1 d>D (3DDD ADFA:|2 dfec dAFA|| Beec d2 cA|Beec dAFA|Beec d2 cA|BABc dAFA| Beec e2 cA|Beec defg|(3agf (3gfe fdec|BABc dAFA|| BdcA BFAF|B>E (3EEE BEFA|BdcA BFAF|d>D (3DDD ADFA| BdcA BFAF|B>E (3EEE BEFA|DFAc d2 eg|fdec dAFA||

X: 1 T:Merry Sisters Of Fate, The T:Merry Sisters, The R:reel H:See also "The Shepherd's Daughter", #315, #721 H:See also "The Merry Harriers", #609 H:See also "The Three Merry Sisters Of Fate", #939 H:Also in Edor, #864 D:Lunasa Z:id:hn-reel-865 M:C| L:1/8 K:Ador |: eA~A2 egfd | eA~A2 gdBd | eA~A2 egfd | BG~G2 DGBd :| eaaf g2fg | eaag edBd | eaaf g2fg | egde gdBG | eaaf g2fg | egab c'bag | eaaf g2fg | egde gdBG || Agfg egdg | eA~A2 eA~B2 | egfg egde | BG~G2 DGBd | egfg egdg | eA~A2 eA~B2 | DGBd ~g3a | (3bag af g2fg ||