Old Woman Lamenting Her Purse (The)

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 Theme code Index    3221 3266
 Also known as    Maguire's Kick, Old Woman Lost Her Purse, Old Woman's Cash, Sean bean ag caoinead a sporan (An), Stolen Purse (2) (The)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece, Jig/Quadrille
 Key/Tonic of    F
 Accidental    1 flat
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 History    
 Structure    AB, AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Francis O'Neill
 Book/Manuscript title    Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 560, p. 98
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1903
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 Score   (1)   





X:1 T:Old Woman Lost Her Purse, The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:Finnegan/Curtin Manuscript (Sliabh Luachra, Co. Cork, mid-19th century, No. 48, p. 19) B: https://www.itma.ie/digital-library/manuscript/finnegan-curtin-manuscript N:The ms. predates the introduction of quadrille-based polkas and slides that N:now characterize the music of Sliabh Luachra region, thought to have been N:introduced in the latter 19th century. S:Breandán Breathnach (1912-85) obtained the ms. from E. Finnegan, who had it S:from D. Curtin of Stagmount, Rockchapel, Co Cork. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G BAA ABc/A/|BGE G2A|BAA ABd|egf edB| BAA ABc/A/|BGE G2A|GED G2A|Bee dBA:| def g2g|fga/f/ g2e|def gfg|edB gdB| def g2g|fga/f/ g2e|dBG GBd|egf edB| def g2g|fga/f/ g2e|def gfg|edB gdB| bgb faf|ege dBG|BAA ABd|egf edB||

X:1 T:Old Woman’s Cash, The N:c.f. Old Woman Lamenting Her Purse, Maguire’s Kick M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:Stephen Grier music manuscript collection (Book 3, c. 1883, No. 115, p.42) B:http://grier.itma.ie/book-three#?c=0&m=0&s=0&cv=41&z=0.1477%2C338.2413%2C2876.4366%2C1197.8184 N:Stephen Grier (c. 1824-1894) was a piper and fiddler from N:Newpark, Bohey, Gortletteragh, south Co. Leitrim. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G B2A AGA|BGG G2A|BAA ABd|ege dB| B2A AGA|BGG G2E|DEF GAB|dge dBA:| |:def g2e|fg/a/f g2B|def g2e|fg/a/f g2a| Bbb aaa|gfg edB|geB ABd|edge dB:|]

X:1 T:Old Woman Lamenting Her Purse, The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Air Q:"With feeling" B:O'Neill - Music of Ireland (1903), No. 560 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:F A|AGG GBA|GFF F2A|AGG GAc|ded dcA| AGG GBA|GFF F2D|CFF FGA|ced dcA:| |:cde f2 e/f/|gag f2d|cde f2 g/b/|a/g/fe d2 f/g/| aaa gfe|fdd dcA|AGG GAc|d>ed dcA:|

X:2 T:Old Woman Lamenting Her Purse, The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig Q:"Allegretto, with feeling" B:Roche - Collection of Traditional Irish Music, vol. 1 (1912), No. Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G B|BAA AGA|BGG (G2A)|BAA ABd|(e/f/ge) edB| BAA AGA|BGG (G2D)|EGG (G2B)|(d2e) edB:| |:def (g2g)|faf (g2g)|def (g2g)|(f/g/a)e fga| .b.b.b .a.a.a|g>ee edB|BAA ABd|e>fe edB:|]

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