Never was Piping so Gay

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 Theme code Index    1L3L15 4747L
 Also known as    Reavy's No. 4
 Composer/Core Source    Ed Reavy
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 Structure    AA'B, AA'BB'
 Editor/Compiler    Joe Reavy
 Book/Manuscript title    The Collected Compositions of Ed Reavy
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 3, p. 3
 Year of publication/Date of MS    n.d.
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
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X:3 T:Never Was Piping So Gay M:C L:1/8 R:Reel C:Ed Reavy S:Brian Conway Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G G,2 (B,D) GBdB | caf(d cA)FA | G2 BG DGB,G | AF (3FFF dFAF | G2 BG DGB,G | Aaf(d ^cd)e(f|{a}gf)gd ~c3A |1 FGAF G2 DB, :|2 FGAF G2 || |: Bd | ~g3(d ^cd)BG | DGB(d cA)FA | G(B{c}B)A Bc (3dcB | caf(d ^cd)ef | |1 ~g3(d ^cd)BG | DGB(d cA)FA | B~G3 A(DF)A | d(B{d}cA) GABd :| |2 gb (3agf g(d^c)d | BGDG cAFA | B~G3 A(DF)A | d(B{d}cA) G2 DB, ||

X: 2 T:Never Was Piping So Gay M:2/2 L:1/8 C:Ed Reavy S:The Collected Compositions of Ed Reavy R:reel N:The concluding line of O'Driscoll's refrain in Yeats' poem, "The Host N:of N:he air". N:O'Driscoll dreamed that his wife Bridget was taken by the Host as he N:was N:laying harmlessly at N:cards with "the merry old men." When O'Driscoll awoke from his dream, N:all that remained of the dream was the strange unearthly sound of a N:pipe N:piping away in the distant air- "And never was piping so sad, And N:never was piping so gay." Z:Joseph Reavy K:G DB,||:G,2 B,D GBdB|cafd cAFA|G2 BG DGBG|AF (3FFF dFcF| G2 BG DGB,D|Aafd ^cdef|gfgd cBcA |1FGAc BGDB,:|2FGAc BG G2|| gfgd ^cdBG|FGBd cAFA|GB (3cBA BcdB|cafd ^cdef | gfgd ^cdBG|FGBdcAFA|BG (3GGG AF (3FFF|BdcA G4|| gfgd ^cdBG|FGBd cAFA|GB (3cBA BcdB|cafd ^cdef| gbaf gd^cd|BGFG cAFA|BG (3FFF AF (3FFF|BdcA G2||

X:1 T:Never was Piping so Gay C:Ed Reavy R:reel D:Stockton's Wing: Live M:C| K:G G,2B,D GBdB|cafd cAFA|G2BG DGBG|AF~F2 AcBA| G2BG DGBc|dged ^cdef|~g3d ^cdBG|1 FGAF GEDB,:|2 FGAF G2Bd|| |:~g3d ^cdBG|DGBd cAFA|GBBA BABc|dged ^cdef| ~g3d ^cdBG|DGBd cAFA|BG~G2 cA~A2|1 BdcA G2Bd:|2 BdcA GEDB,||