Rambling Laborer (The)

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Rambling Laborer (The)

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 Theme code Index   5426L 1153
 Also known as    Brighton Camp, Girl I Left Behind Me (1) (The), Spailpín Fánach (An)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
 History    
 Structure    AB
 Editor/Compiler    Francis O'Neill
 Book/Manuscript title    Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 299
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1903
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    


Tune annotations



X:1
T:Rambling Laborer, The
M:2/4
L:1/8
R:Air
N:”Moderate”
S:O’Neill – Music of Ireland (1903), No. 299
Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion
K:G
"Moderate"|dB c/B/A/G/|AG EE/F/|GG G/A/B/c/|d2 Be|
dB c/B/A/G/|AG EF/G/|FA DE/F/|G2G||
d|Bd ef|gd BG|Bd ef|g2 fg|
ed BG|B/A/G/F/ EF/G/|FA DE/F/|G2 G||
X:1
T:Spailpín Fánach (An)
M:2/4
L:1/8
R:Air
S:Padraig O'Neill of Droiched na gCorran, Helvick, Ring, "a boy then 
S:about twelve years of age. He was quite accustomed to sing into \
S:the phonograph." 
N:"The phrase in the 7th bar, consisting of a lond D, followed by a
N:long E, and probably with equal accent, is peculiar to this version.
N:The tune is sung in rather quick time and with well-marked accent."
B:Henebry - A Handbook of Irish Music (1928, No. 95, p. 291)
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
K:G
(gf)|ef ed|B>A z A/d/|BA GF|E>E zF|GF EF|
GA Bc|!fermata!d2 !fermata!e2 zg/f/|ef ee|B2 z A/c/|
B2G2|E2>E zA|B2B2{A}|A2A2|G2 Gz||
B2 B(B|g4{e}) g2{fe}|f2{e} dc|BB (3Bcd|e2 ef|
g2 gf|ef g2 g/f/|e3{f} e|{d}(B3A)|
{c}(dB) AG|EE (GA)|B2B2|A2A2|G2 G||

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