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 Theme code Index    1566 151H5
 Also known as    She was far from the land
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    B
 Accidental    2 flats
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 Structure    AB
 Editor/Compiler    John Clinton
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Gems of Ireland: 200 Airs
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 84, p. 42
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1841
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
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X:1 T:Open the Door M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Air Q:"with melancholy expression" B:J. Clinton – Gems of Ireland: 200 Airs (1841, No. 84, p. 42) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Bb |:(d>c)|(B<d)>.f .f2 (d/>f/)|.g>.a (b/>a/) (gf) (d/c/)|(B<d) .f (.f>.g.a)|{a}(b2f) {e}d2|| (3f/g/a/|(.b>.a.b) c'2 (b/a/)|(gf) (d/<f/) {=efg}f2 (b/>g/)|(fd) {d}(c/>B/) (Bb).d|{d}(c>B).c .B2||

X:1 T:Open the Door M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Air B:Keith’s Flute Instruction Book (Boston, 1847, p. 26) N:Published by Keith’s Music Publishing House. F: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G (B/A/)|G>Bd d2 (B/d/)|e>f (g/f/) (ed) (B/A/)|G>Bd (d>e)f|{f}g2-d G2| (d/e/4f/4)|g>fg {b}a2 (g/f/)|ed (B/d/) d2 (g/f/4e/4)|dB (A/>G/) (Gg) B|(A>GA) {A}G2||

X:1 T:Oh! Open the Door M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Air B:”Melodist: A Collection of music in two volumes" (1826-1859, No. 46, p. 25) N:The melodist is a musician's ms., probably by a fiddler, that contains both N:tunes and songs from a variety of sources, American and European. The N:inscription on the inside cover reads, "This is from the Bridge family of N:Augusta, Maine (Horatio Bridge, friend of Hawthorne's)". However, entries in N:the ms. were in different hands indicating several contributors. N:The ms. is neat and the notation studied and precise. F: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G (B/A/)|GBd d2 (B/d/)|e>f(g/f/) ed(B/A/)|G>Bd (d<ef)|{f}g2 d {c}B2:| |:(d/e/4f/4)|g>fg {b}a2 g/f/|ed (B/d/) d2 (g/f/4e/4)|dB (A/>G/) (Gg)B|(A>GA) {A}G2:|

X:1 T:Open the Door T:She was far from the land M:6/8 L:1/8 B:O'Flannagan - The Hibernia Collection (Boston, 1860, p. 30) Z:AK/Fiddler's Collection K:F A/G/|F2 A/>c/ c2 A/>c/|d>e f/>e/ dc A/G/|F<Ac c>de|{e}f2 c {B}A2|| (3c/d/e|f>ef g2 f/e/|(dc) A/>c/ c2 (f/d/)|cA G/>F/ FfA|GFG F2:|

X:1 T:O Open the Door M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Air S:Philip Carolan music manuscript collection N:Philip Carolan (c. 1839-1910, Crossmolina, County Mayo), a musically literate N:farmer and fiddler who compiled his ms. probably during 1863-1873. S:Angela Buckley, thesis, “A Critical Edition of the Irish Music Manuscripts of S:Philip Carolan c. 1839-1910, vol. 2”, Waterford Institute of Technology, S:2007, p. 93. Carolan ms. 1, No. 288. K:G (B/A/)|G>Bd d2 (B/d/)|e>f(g/f/) (ed)(B/A/)|G>Bd (d>e)f|1{f}g2 d {c}B2:|2 {f}g2d {c}B2 (d/e/4f/4)|| |:gfg a2 (g/f/)|e2d (B/<d/)d (g/f/4e/4)|dB(A/>G/) (G>g)B|1 (A>GA) {A}G3:|2 (A>GA){A}G2||