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 Theme code Index    1H653 5555
 Also known as    Rosetree (The), Bhíosa lá I bport láirge, Dainty Besom Maker (The), Farmer's Daughter (The), I'll Cloot My Johnny's Grey Breecks, Johnny's Grey Breeks (2), Magee's, Old Lea Rigg (The), Little Mary Cullinan, Little Sheila Connellan, Maureen from Giberland, Moore's Favourite, Phelim O’Neill (2), Port Láirge, Rose Tree in Full Bearing (The), Rose Tree of Paddy's Land (The), Gimblet (The), Forgive the Muse that Slumbered, I'd Mourn the Hopes that Leave Me, Paddy's Land
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England, Scotland, Ireland, Canada, United States
 Genre/Style    Contra, English, Irish, Morris
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece, Country Dance, March/Marche, Polka
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4, 2/4
 Structure    AB, AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:O'Farrell
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Pocket Companion for the Irish or Union Pipes vol. 1
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 40
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1805
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
The Rose Tree

Played by: Ed Heslam
Source: Soundcloud
Image: Playbill for a 1790 performance of the opera at Theatre Royal, Southampton
 Score   (1)   
The Rose Tree

X:1 T:Rose Tree, The M:2/4 L:1/8 B:Daniel McLaren - Collection of Strathspey Reels, etc. (Edinburgh, 1794) K:Bb (d/c/)|.B(G FD)|F2 (FG)|B2 d/c/B/c/|d>c !fermata!cd/c/|B(G FD)|F2 (FG)|B2 ed/c/B/c/|.d(.B .B):| |:c|(dc) .d.e|(gf) (ed)|(cg) gf|gc !fermata!ce/d/|{fedc}BG FD|[B,2F2]FG|[D2B2] d/c/B/c/|dB B:| |:d/c/|B/d/G/B/ F/G/F/D?|F2 (FG)|B/d/f/b/ g/>f/e/d/|d>c cd/c/|B/d/B/G/ F/G/F/D/|F2 (F>G)|B/d/f/b/ f/e/d/c/|dB B:| |:c|d>c BV/d/c/e/|d/f/e/g/ (g/f/)e/d/|c>g g/f/e/d/|gc cd/c/|B/f/d/B/ A/d/F/D/| B,/D/D/F/ F/B/G/B/|1 F/B/d/f/ f/e/d/c/|dB B:|2 F/B/d/B/ F/D/C/E/|DB, B,|| |:d/c/|B/d/c/B/ A/G/F/E/|(D/F/)(B/G/) F>G|B/G/B/d/ f/d/Tc/B/|A>c cd/c/|B/d/c/B/ A/G/F/E/|E/B/G/B/ F>G|B/f/d/ g/e/c/f/|dB B:| |:c|d/e/c/d/ B/d/c/e/|d/f/e/g/ f/b/f/d/ |ce/d/ (c/g/).g/.f/|gc cd/c/|B/f/d/B/ F/B/G/B/ |F/G/F/D/ F>G|B/b/a/g/ f/d/c/f/|dB B:| |:d/c/|B>G (F/D/)(G/E/)|F/D/F/G/ F>G|(B/A/).G/.F/ (G/A/).B/.c/|d>c cd/c/|B>d G/B/A/G/|F/D/F/G/ F>G|B/d/c/B/ A/G/F/E/|DB, B,:| |:c|d>c B/F/c/F/|d/B/e/B/ f/d/c/B/|(e/d/).c/.B/ (g/f/).e/.d/|d>c c>(3f/2g/4a/4|bf/d/ BF/D/|B,/D/F/G/ F>G|B/b/f/d/ g/e/c/f/|dB B:| |:d/c/|(3B/d/c/ (3B/A/G/ (3F/B/A/ (3G/F/E/|(3D/F/B/ (3E/G/B/ F>G|B/A/G/B/ F/B/F/D/|Cc- cd/c/|(3B/d/B/ (3c/B/A/ (3F/B/A/ (3G/F/E/| (3D/F/B/ (3E/G/B/ F>G|B/<d/G/>B/ F/.D/C/>F/|DB, B,::c|d>c B/A/G/F/|G/B/A/c/ B>c|{e}dc/B/ A/B/c/d/| ec cd/c/|(3B/d/c/ (3B/A/G/ (3F/B/A/ (3G/F/E/|(3D/B,/D/ (3E/F/G/ F>G|(3B/c/d/ (3e/f/g/ (3f/d/B/ (3A/c/e/|dB B:|]

X:10 T:Rose Tree. MBe.10 A:England;Cumbria;Towcett B:Matthew Betham MS, Towcett Cumbria, 1815 Z:VMP - Hugh Taylor, 2012 M:2/4 L:1/8 Q:1/4=100 R: N:NB1-The 7th bar of the A has the 4 semi-quavers written as quavers N:NB2-The 7th bar of the B has 5 semi-quavers. I have assumed that the first one is a crotchet. K:D f/e/|dB AG|A>BAc|d2 f/e/d/e/|fe e/g/f/e/|dB AG|A>BAc|d2 "^qu's in MS"f/e/d/e/|edd:| |:g|fefg|f/g/a gf|eaag|ae ef/e/|dB AG|A>BAc|"^NB2"d2 f/e/d/e/|fdd:|

X:1 T:Rose Tree in full bearing, The M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Country Dance Tune B:Patrick McGahon music manuscript collection (1817, No. 55) 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.450) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D f/e/|d>B B/A/G/F/|A2 (AB/c/)|d2 (f/e/).d/.e/|fee f/e/| d>B B/A/G/F/|A2 AB/c/|d2 (f/e/).d/.e/|fdd:| |:a/g/|fd d/e/f/g/|a2 gf|ebb^a|bee f/e/| dB B/A/G/F/|A2 AB/c/|d2 f/e/d/e/|fdd:|

X:1 T:Rosetree, The M:2/4 L:1/8 B: Henry Philerin Hudson - Collection of Irish Music, vol. 1 (c. 1840-50, No. 51) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:C e/d/|cA GE|G2 GA|c2 e/d/c/d/|ed de/d/|cA GE|G2 GA|c2 e/d/c/d/|ec c|| c|ed ef|g2e2 |da ag|ad !fermata!d g/4f/4e/4d/4|cA GE|G2 GA|c2 e/d/c/d/|ec c||

X:1 T:Rose Tree, The M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Country Dance Tune B:J. Clinton – Gems of Ireland:200 Airs (1841, No. 20, p. 10) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:F (a/g/)|.f.d.c.A|c3 d|f2 (a/g/f/).g/|(ag).g (a/g/)|.f.d.c.A|c>{e}dc d|f2 (a/g/).f/.g/|{f}a.f.f:| |:g|(ag).a>.b|c’2-b.a|(gd').d'.c'|(d'g){^fga}!fermata!g (a/g/)|=.f.d.c.A|(c>{e}d)c d|f>f (a/g/f/).g/|{fg}a.f.f:|]

X:2 T:Rose Tree, The M:2/4 L:1/8 Q:"Moderato" B:P.M. Haverty - One Hundred Irish Airs vol. 1 (1858, No. 90, p. 38) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Eb (g/f/|e)cBG|B>cB c/d/|e>e (g/f/e/f/)|gff (g/f/)|ecBG|B>cB c/d/|e>e g/f/e/f/|gee|| f|gfga|b2 ag|fc'c'b|c'ff (g/f/|e)cBG|B>cB c/d/|e>e (g/f/e/f/)|gee||

X:3 T:Rosetree, The M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Country Dance B:Hughes - Gems from the Emerald Isles (London, 1867,, No. 65, p. 15) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A c/B/|AFEC|E2 EF|A2 BA/B/|cBB c/>B/|AFEC|E2 EF|A2 c/B/A/B/|cAA|| d|cBcd|e2 dc|Bffe|fB!fermata!B !fermata!c/>B/|AFEC|E2 E>F|A2 c/B/A/B/|cAA||

X:4 T:Rose Tree M:C L:1/8 R:Polka or March K:D |:fe|d2 B2 A2 F2|AB AF A2A2| d2cde2 de| f2e2 eg fe| d2B2A2F2| AB AF A2A2 |d2cd (3efe de|f2d2d2:| |:e2|f3ef2g2| a4g2f2|e2b2b3a |b2e2 egfe | d2B2A2 FG |AB AF A2 FA|d2cd (3efe de| f2d2d2:|]