Molly Brallaghan (1)

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Molly Brallaghan (1)

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 Theme code Index   4534 1115L
 Also known as    Charming Molly Brannigan, Cossey's Jig, Copey's Jigg, Greenfields of America (1), Miss Wedderburn's Reel (1), Old Mother Flanagan, Pretty Molly/Judy/Miss Brallaghan/Brannigan, Purtie Molly Brallaghan
 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    2/4
 History    
 Structure    AB
 Editor/Compiler    P.M. Haverty
 Book/Manuscript title    One Hundred Irish Airs vol. 2
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 120, p. 55
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1858
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 PDF Score    ("" is not recognized as a Boolean (true/false) value.)   


Molly Brallaghan (1): Annotations


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T:Molly Brallaghan [1]
M:G
L:1/8
R:Reel
B:P.M. Haverty – One Hundred Irish Airs vol. 2 (1858, No. 120, p. 55)
Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion
K:G
Q:"Moderately at first, increasing the time"
B|cd/c/ Bc/B/|{B}(A/G/)A/B/ (A/G/)E/F/|G/A/G/E/ D/E/G/B/|A/G/A/E/ G/A/B/B/|
c/c/{e}d/c/ B/B/{d}c/B/|{B}A/G/A/B/ A/G/E/F/|G/A/G/E/ D/E/G/B/|A/G/A/B/ G:|
|:D|G/A/B/c/ de/f/|{a}g/f/g/e/ d/B/G/B/|cd/c/ Bc/B/|A/G/A/E/ G/A/B/d/|
g/a/g/e/ d/B/G/B/|A/G/A/B/ A/G/E/F/|G/A/G/E/ D/E/G/B/|{B}A/G/A/B/ G||
X:1
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T:Molly Brallaghan [1]
M:2/4
L:1/8
R:Reel
S:The mid-19th cent. music manuscript collection of James Goodman (County Cork, p. 122)
F: http://goodman.itma.ie/volume-one#?c=0&m=0&s=0&cv=125&z=1091.2019%2C1226.6574%2C7374.2874%2C4466.6667
Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion
K:G
B|cd/c/ Bc/B/|A/G/A/B/ A/G/E/F/|G/A/G/E/ D/E/G/B/|A/G/A/E/ G/A/B/c/|
c/c/d/c/ B/B/c/B/|A/G/A/B/ A/G/E/F/|G/A/G/E/ D/E/G/B/|A/G/A/B/ G:|
|:D|G/A/B/c/ de/f/|g/f/g/e/ d/B/G/B/|cd/c/ Bc/B/|A/G/A/E/ G/A/B/d/|
g/a/g/e/ d/B/G/B/|A/G/A/B/ A/G/E/F/|G/A/G/E/ D/E/G/B/|A/G/A/B/ G:|
X:1
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T:Moll Brallaghan [1]
M:2/4
L:1/8
R:Reel
B:Roche - Collection of Traditional Irish Music vol. 1 (1912, No. 157)
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
K:G
B/|(cd/c/) (Bc/B/)|{B}A/G/A/B/ A/G/E/F/|G/A/G/E/ D/E/G/B/|A/G/A/B/ A/G/E/G/|
(c{e}d/c/) (B{d}c/B/)|A/G/A/B/ A/G/E/F/|G/A/G/E/ D/E/G/B/|A/G/A/B/ Gz/||
D/|G/A/B/c/ d(e/f/)|{a}g/f/g/e/ d/B/G/B/|(c{e}d/c/) (B{d}c/B/)|(A/G/{A}G/E/ G/)A/B/d/|
g/a/g/e/ d/B/G/B/|A/G/A/B/ A/G/E/F/|G/A/G/E/ D/E/G/B/|A/G/A/B/ G2z/||
X:150
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T:Green Fields of America, The
T:Molly Brannigan [1]
T:Pretty Molly Brannigan
T:Purty Molly Brannigan
R:reel
H:A reel version of "The Stone In The Field", jig#148
D:Frankie Gavin: Frankie Goes to Town
D:Joe Holmes & Len Graham: Saints, Chaste Muses, Bards and Sages.
D:Celtic Mouth Music (Colm O'Donnell)
Z:id:hn-reel-150
M:C|
K:G
c2ec B2dB|AGAB AGEF|GAGE DEGB|AGAB AGEG|
c2ec B2dB|AGAB AGEF|GAGE DEGB|1 AGEF GBdB:|2 AGAB GEDE||
|:GABc d2Bd|efge dBGB|c2ec B2dB|AGAB AGED|1 GABc d2Bd|efge dBGB|
c2ec B2dB|AGAB GEDE:|2 gfgf efge|d2BG AGEF|GAGE DGBe|dBAB GBdB||
"variations"
|:c2cc B2dB|AGAB AGEF|~G3E DEGB|AGAB AGE2|
c2cc B2dB|AGAB AGEF|~G3E DEGB|1 AGAB G3B:|2 AGAB G3D||
|:GABc d2ef|gfge dBGB|c2cc B2dB|AGAB AGE2|1 GABc d2ef|gfge dBGB|
c2cc B2dB|AGAB G3D:|2 ~g3f efge|d2BG AGEF|~G3E DEGB|AGAB G2AB||
W:1. Man did you ever hear of purty Molly Brannigan?
W:   She stole away my heart and I'll never be a man again.
W:   There's not a spot on my hide will another summer tan again,
W:   Since Molly's gone and left me all alone for to die.
W:   Dee idle diddley dootle [etc]
W:2. There's a hole in my heart you could easy round a turnip in,
W:   As big as any pavin' stone from Dublin to the Divil's glen.
W:   If she chose to take another sure she might have left mine back again,
W:   And not to leave me here all alone for to die.
W:   Dee howdle duddley dootle [etc]
W:3. Man dear I remember when milkin' time was past and gone,
W:   We went into the meadows where she swore I was the only one
W:   That ever she could love, but, oh, she proved to be the cruel one
W:   And left me here lamentin' all alone for to die.
W:   Dee idle diddley dum dowtle [etc]
W:
W:Joe Holmes and Len Graham have different words to it:
W:1. There's a hole in my heart you could easy put a turnip in,
W:   As big as any pavin' stone from Dublin to the Devil's den.
W:   Rum diddle [etc]
W:2. The lassie of my heart (?) .....
W:   ... since Molly proved the cruel one
W:   Rum diddle [etc]
W:
W:A few more verses from Tom Lenihan:
W:3.  Ma'am dear, do you remember as we came home the rain began.
W:    I covered her with my coat, oh, the devil a waistcoat I had on,
W:    My shirt was rather fine-drawn, yet, oh, the base and cruel one!
W:    After all that she has left me here alone for to die.
W:4.  I went and told my tale to Father McDonald, ma'am,
W:    And then I went and asked advice of Counsellor O'Connell, ma'am.
W:    They told me promise-breaches had ever been since the world began: Now
W:    I've only one pair, ma'am, and they are corduroy!
W:5.  What would you do, ma'am, or what would you advise me to do?
W:    Must my corduroys to Molly go? In truth I'm bothered what I'll do. I
W:    can't afford to lose both my heart and my ould britches too. Sure the
W:    devil a hair I care when I've only to die.
W:6.  I'm as hot and determined as a live salamander, ma'am.
W:    Won't ye all come in my wake when I go on my long me[a]nder, ma'am? I
W:    thought I was as famous as the famous Alexander, ma'am, When I hear ye
W:    crying around me: "Arrah, why did you die?"

Molly Brallaghan (1): Annotations