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 Theme code Index    3175 3122
 Also known as    Port Tom Mick (3)
 Composer/Core Source    Biography:J. Blewett
 Region    England, Ireland
 Genre/Style    English, Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece, Country Dance, Jig/Quadrille
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4, 6/8
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:T. Westrop
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:120 Country Dances Jigs Reels Hornpipes Strathspeys Spanish Waltz etc. for the Violin
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 46
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1860's
 Artist    Biography:The Cheviot Ranters
 Title of recording    The Cheviot Hills
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Topic Records 12TS222
 Year recorded    1973
 Score   (1)   

X: 1 T:Perfect Cure. WES.014, The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Country Dance Q:3/8=120 B:T.Westrop's 120 Country Dances, 1860's Z:VMP-R.Greig 2010 F: K:G d|B2dG2g|f2ad2c|B2dG2B|A3-Az c| B2dG2g|f2ad2c|B2dA2d|G3-Gz:| |:d|b2ag2f|e2dc2B|c2dA2dF3-Fz d| a2gf2e|d2^c=c2c|B2dA2d|G3-Gz :|

X:1 T:Perfect Cure, The M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Country Dance B:James Goodman music manuscript collection, Book 2, p. 61 (mid-19th century) F: F:at Trinity College Dublin / Irish Traditional Music Archive Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D A|FAD z/d/|ceA G|FADF|E3A|FAD z/d/|ceA z/G/|FAEA|D3:| |:A|f>ed>c|BAGF|GAFA|E3A|f>edc|BAGF|FAEA|D3:|]

X:1 T:Perfect Cure, The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig 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, pp. 88-89. Carolan ms. 1, No. 273. K:D A|F2A D2d|c2e A2G|F2A D2F|E3-E zG|F2A D2d| c2e A2G|F2A E2A|D3-D2z::A|f2e d2c|B2A2G2F| G2A E2A|C3- C2zA|e2d c2B|A2G G2G|F2A E2A| D3-D zA|f2e d2c|B2A G2F|G2A E2A|D3 zGG| eed ccB|A2^G GA=G|F2A E2A|D3- Dz||

X:1 T:Perfect Cure, The M:2/4 L:1/8 T:Polka (?) N:Usually in 6/8 time. B:Stephen Grier music manuscript collection (1883, Book 2, No. 237) N:Grier (c. 1824-1894) was a fiddler and uilleann piper originally N:from north Longford, but who moved around 1852 to Newpark, N:Bohey, Gortletteragh, south Leitrim. K:D AG|FA Dd|cd/e/ AG|GA DF|E2 AG|FA Dd|cd/e/ AG|Fd Ed|1 D2:|2 D4|| fe dc|BA Ff|gf fe/d/|e2 ag|fe dc|Bc/d/ AG|Fd Ed|D2d2| fe dc|BA Ff|gf fe/d/|e2 ag|fg/a/ dc|Bc/d/ AG|Fd Ed|D2||

X:1 T:Perfect Cure, The L:1/8 M:6/8 K:D A/G/|FGA D2d|cde A2G|FGA D2F|(E3 E2)A/G/| FGA Dcd|cde A2G|FGA ABc|d3 D2:| |:d/e/|fed e2d|cdB A2e|fed c2d|e3a2g| fed e2d|cdB A2B|ABA B2^c|d3D2:|]

X:1 T:The Perfect Cure B:Community Dances Manual 2, pub. by the English Folk Dance and Song Society, 1949 N:Collected from Mr. Herbert Mallet, of Norfolk M:6/8 L:1/8 K:D G|FGA Dcd|c2BA2G|FGA DGF|E3E2G|FGA Dcd| c2BA2G|FGAB2c|d3-d2:||:e|fede2d|c2BA3| fedc2d|e3e3|fede2d|c2BA2B|ABAB2c|d3-d2:|