Poor Soldier (2)

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 Theme code Index    35L5L1 6L6L21
 Also known as    Deadly Wars (The), Distressed Soldier (The), Mill Oh (The), Poor but Honest Soldier
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England, Ireland
 Genre/Style    English, Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:John Clare
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:John Clare music manuscript collection
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 251
 Year of publication/Date of MS    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
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X: 1 T:Poor Soldier [2]. JC.251 T:Deadly Wars, aka JC.251 R:Air S:John Clare,Poet,Helpstone (1793-1864) N:cf Just as the Tide was Flowing. O:England A:Northamptonshire Z:vmp.P. Headford M:C| L:1/8 Q:2/4=60 K:G GA|\ B2D2D2GF|EDEGA2GA|B2D2cBAG|E3FG2:|! |:D2|GABcd2d2|edcBA2D2|GABc dedc|B3cd2D2|! GABcd2d2|edcBA2GA|B2D2cBAG|E3FG2:|

X:1 T:Poor but Honest Soldier T:Poor Soldier [2] M:C| L:1/8 R:Air B:Patrick McGahon music manuscript collection (1817, No. 57) N:McGahon was a scribe of Irish language literature who lived in N:Dungooley, County Louth, on the Armagh border. He was a N:teacher with The Irish Society in the early 19th century, but little N:else is known about him. A few tunes in the ms. are written in other N:hands. B:Pádraigín Ní UIallacháin – “A Hidden Ulster” (2003, p. 451) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D d>e|f2 (AB) A2d2|BABd e2 d>e|{de}f2A2 gfed|B3c d2:| |:A|defg|a2 fa|bagf e2A2|defg a2d2|f2g2a2A2| defg a2 fa|bagf e2 de|{de}f2A2 gfed|B3c d2:|