Ships are Sailing (1) (The)

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 Theme code Index    51H57 4242
 Also known as    Misses is Sick (The), Take Her Out and Air Her (1)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland, United States
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    E
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Aeolian (minor)
 Time signature    2/2
 Structure    ABAB
 Editor/Compiler    Francis O'Neill
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Music of Ireland. 1850 Melodies
 Tune and/or Page number    no. 1264, p. 237
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1903
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Misses is Sick, The T:Ships are Sailing [1], The M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel N:A version of “Ships are Sailing” S:Daniel Kelleher S:P.D. Reidy music manuscript collection, London, 1890’s (No. 37) N:”Professor” Patrick Reidy of Castleisland was a dancing N:master engaged by the Gaelic League in London to teach N:dance classes. He introduced “Siege of Ennis” and “Walls N:of Limerick” ceili dances and wrote a treatise on dancing. N:Reidy's source, Daniel Kelleher, was variously said to have been N:from Castleisland, Sliabh Luachra region, County Kerry, or from N:the native-Irish speaking region of Achadh Bolg, Múscraigh, in N:County Cork. Reg Hall (2017) also found a reference to Kelleher N:as one of the soloists who accompanied step dancing exhibitions N:at Gaelic League events in London between 1897 and 1901. According N:to Hall, Kelleher was a young fiddle player active within the N:Gaelic League. His name is attached to thirteen tunes in Reidy’s N:collection. F: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Edor (Be)ed (Bc)dB|(AF)GB (AF)EF|D2 (DE) (FE)FA|(Be)ef (gf)ed| (Be)ed (Bc)dB|(AF)GB (AF)EF|D2 (DE) (FE)FA|(Be)ef e2d2|| g2 ga (ga)bg|(af)gf (ef)ge|g2 ga (ga)bg|(af)df e2 ef| g2 ga (ga)bg|(af)gf (ef)ge|g2 ag f2 gf|e2 ef (gf)ed||

X:1 T:Ships are Sailing [1] (The) M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:O'Neill's Music of Ireland. 1850 Melodies, 1903, p. 237, no. 1264 Z:François-Emmanuel de Wasseige K:Em Beed B^cdB|AD (3FED AD (3FED|E^DEF GFGA|1Beef gfed:|2Bee^d e2|| (ef)|gfga bgeg|fefg afdf|gfga bgeg|af^df e2(ef)| gfga bgeg|fefg afdf|g2ge f2fd|e^def gfed!D.C.!|]

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