Seol na nGeabhaigh

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 Theme code Index    15L15L 15L3L6L
 Also known as    Driving the Geese, My Grandfather's Nightcap
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 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Jig/Quadrille
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 History    IRELAND(Ulster)
 Structure    AB
 Editor/Compiler    C. Milligan-Fox & Herbert Hughes
 Book/Manuscript title    Journal of the Irish Folk Song Society vol. 1 No. 1
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 35
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1904
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X:1 T:Seol na nGeabhaigh T:Driving the Geese M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:Journal of the Irish Folk Song Society vol. 1 No. 1 (1904, p. 35) N:Herbert Hughes: “Taken down at Termon in Kilmacrenan, in August, N:1904, from the playing of Dan Mac Laughlin, an ‘’tailliur mór’’. N:He has known this tune for forty years, and recently heard a man from N:Galway play it on the fidil. It is sometimes known as “My N:Grandfather’s Night-cap.” Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G {EF}GFE D>B,B,|G>B,B, D>B,B,|G>B,B, DB,A,|B,CD E2F| GFE D>B,B,|G>B,B, DEF|GFE DB,A,|B,CD E3|| G>AB d>BA|Bee dBA|GAB dBA|Bed d2B| G>AB d>BA|B>ee d>GG|G>FE D>B,A,|B,>CD E2||