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 Theme code Index    5L135 3547bL
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    Ed Reavy
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Mixolydian
 Time signature    2/2
 History    
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Joe Reavy
 Book/Manuscript title    Collected Compositions of Ed Reavy (The)
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 63, p. 69
 Year of publication/Date of MS    n.d.
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Media    
 Score   ()   


Old Players (The): Annotations


X:1
T:The Old Players
R:reel
C:Ed Reavy
M:2/2
L:1/8
Z:Joe Reavy
N:The tune commemorates the great fiddlers of
N:the past: Michael Coleman, Kipeen Scanlon,
N:and a host of unheralded ones who went to the
N:clay unrecognized. The history of Ireland is
N:a fiddle. It alone can convey the sounds and
N:feelings of sad gaiety that characterize the
N:plight of that long-troubled land.
K:Amin
BG | EAAB ^cded | ^cdec dBGD | EAAB ^cde^f | ge^fa ge^fa gefd | 
^cde^f gfge | a^ge^c d2 cd | ede^f gfge | dBGB A2 :|| 
|: e^g | a2 ^gb aged | ^cdef gfef | g2 ^fa gfef | g^fgd BGG^g | 
a2 ^gb aged | ^cde^f gfge | (3aa^g a^f =gfge | dBGB A2 :||


Old Players (The): Annotations