Roving Bachelor (The)

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 Theme code Index    3331H 5551
 Also known as    Sheamuis bhig a’ bhfuil ocras ort? (A), Bachelor's Button, Johnny McGreevy's, Morning of the Day (The), Little Seamus are You Hungry?
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Fling, Highland, Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 Structure    AB, AAB, AA'B, AABB'
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:William Bradbury Ryan
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Ryan's Mammoth Collection
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 33
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1883
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Roving Bachelor R:Reel M:C| L:1/8 K:G ~B3A Bdge | ~d3e dBGA | ~B3A Bdge |1 dBAB G3A :|2 dBAB G3f || g2fg edBd | g{a}gfg ea{b}af | g2fd efge | dBAB ~G3f | g2fg edBd | g{a}gfg e~a3 | b~g3 agab | gedB ~G3A ||

X:1 T:Roving Bachelor, The M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:Stephen Grier music manuscript collection (Book 2, c. 1883, No. 151, p. 32) B: N:Stephen Grier (c. 1824-1894) was a piper and fiddler from N:Newpark, Bohey, Gortletteragh, south Co. Leitrim. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G B2 BA Bgge|dcde dBGA|BcBA Bgge|dBGB A2G2:| gfed eBBf|gfed e2 ef|gfed efge|dBGB A2G2| gfed eBBf|gfed e2 ef|g2 bg efge|dcde dBGA||