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 Theme code Index    111H5 236L6L
 Also known as    Barbary Bell, Kerry Dance (The), Knight of Saint Patrick Lancers (The), Oh! Erin My Country, Old Woman Tossed Up (2), Reel de St-Patrice, St. Patrick's Day in the Morning, Sheelah's Wedding, Though Dark Be Our Sorrows, Though dark be our sorrows
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England, Scotland, Ireland, Canada, United States
 Genre/Style    English
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece, Country Dance, Jig/Quadrille
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 History    
 Structure    AB, AAB
 Editor/Compiler    James Oswald
 Book/Manuscript title    Caledonian Pocket Companion Book 11
 Tune and/or Page number    pp. 132-133
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1760
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 Score   (1)   





X:1 T:St. Patrick’s Day M:C L:1/8 R:Air B:Oswald – Caledonian Pocket Companion, Book 11 (1760, pp. 132-133) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G DE G2 G2 (AB)|d3e (dB)(AG)|B2 (AB) (cB)(AG)|E2E2TE3D| (DE) G2 (GA)(Bc)|d3e (dB)(AG)|B2 (AB) (cB)(AG)|E2G2 G4:| |:d2 (ef) g3f|(gf)(ed) Te2 (dB)|d2 (ef) g3f|(gf)(ed) e3g| (dB)(AG) G2 (AB)|d3e (dB)(AG)|g3e (dB)(AG)|E2 E2 TE3G| (DE) G2 (GA)(Bd)|(ed)(Bg) (dB)(AG)|B2 AB (cB)(AG)|E2G2 G4:|] M:6/8 L:1/8 “Brisk”GAG GAB|ded dBG|BAB BAG|EFE TE2D| GAG GAB|ded dBG|BAB BGD|E3 G3:| |:def g2e|f2d Te2B|def g2e|Tf2d e3| def g2e|Tf2d edB|def g2e|Tf2d e2g| dBG GAB|ded dBG|BAB BGE|EFE TE2D| GAG GAB|ded dBG|BAB BGD|TE3 G3:|]

X:3 T:St. Patrick’s Day in the Morn M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:William Vickers’ music manuscript collection (Northumberland, 1770) K:G B|G2G GAB|ded dBG|BAB BGE|EFE E2D|GAG GAB|ded dBG| BAB BGE|E3 G3::def g2e|f2d e2c|def g2e|f2d e3| def g2e|f2d efg|GAG GAB|dbd dBG|AGA BGE|E3 G3:|]

X:1 T:St. Patrick’s Day in ye Morning M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S: William Clark of Lincoln music manuscript collection (1770, No. 33) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G GAG GAB|ded dBG|BAB BGE|EFE E2D| GAG GAB|ded dBG|BAB BGE|!fermata!E3G3:| def g2e|f2d ecA|def g2e|f2d e3| def g2e|f2d efg|def g2e|f2d e3| dBG GAB|ded dBG|BAB BGE|EFE E2D| GAG GAB|ded dBG|BAB BGE|E3G3||

X:1 T:St. Patrick’s Day – In Love in a Village M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Air B:Samuel, Anne & Peter Thompson – The Hibernian Muse B:(London, 1787, No. 52, p. 32) N:”A Collection of the most Favorite Compositions N:of Carolan the Celebrated Irish Bard” Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G D|GAG GAB|ded dBG|BAB GED|EFE E2D| GAG GAB|ded dBG|BAB GED|E3G3:| |:def g2e|f2d e2B|def g2e|f2d e2e| def g>fe |f>ed efg|GAG GAB|ded dBG|BAB GED| EFE E2D|GAG GAB|ded dBG|BAB GED|E3 G3:|]

X:1 T:St.Patrick’s Day in the morning M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:Aird – Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 1 (1782, No. 50, p. 18) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G D|GAG GAB|ded dBG|BAB AFD|EFE E2D| GAG GAB|ded dBG|BAB AFD|E3 G2:| |:e|def g2e|fed edB|def g2e|afd e2f| def g2e|f2d efg|dBG GAB|ded dBG|BAB AFD| EFE E2D|GAG GAB|ded dBG|BAB AFD|E3 G2:|]

X:1 T:St. Patrick’s Day in the Morning M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:John Moore music manuscript (Shropshire c. 1837-40, Book 2, p. 79) B: https://www.vwml.org/topics/historic-dance-and-tune-books/Moore2 Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D A|ded def|aba gfd|fgf fdA|BcB B2A| ded def|aba afd|fgf fdA|B3 d2:| |:a|abc' d'2b|c'2b bag|abc' d'2b|c'2b b3| abc' d'c'b|c'ba bc'd'|ded def|aba afd|fgf fdA| BcB B2A|ded def|aba afd|fgf fdA|B3 d2:|

X:1 T:(St.) Patrick’s Day M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Air B:R.M. Levey – First Collection of the Dance Music of Ireland (1858, No. 104, p. 41) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D Od>ed dfg|aba afd|ede fdA|B>cB B2A| d>ed dfg|aba afd|e>de fdA|B2c d2z:| |:abc' d'2b|c'2a b2g|abc' d'e'c'|c'ba b3| abc' d'e'd'|'cba bc'd'O!D.C.!||

X:1 T:Patrick’s Day M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Quick" B:P.M. Haverty – One Hundred Irish Airs vol. 1 (1858, No. 85, p. 56) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A (ABA) (Acd)|(efe) (ecA)|(cBc) (AFE)|(FGF) .F2.E| (ABA) (Acd)|(efe) (ecA)|(cBc) (AFE)|(.F2.G .A2)z|| (efg) (.a2f)|(.g2.e) (.f2.d)|(efg) (.a2.f)|(.g2.e) f3| (efg) (agf)|(gfe) (fga)|(ecA) (Acd)|(eaf) (ecA)|(cBc) (AFE)| (FGF) (.F2.E)|(ABA) (Acd)|(eaf) (ecA)|(cBc) (AFE)|(.F2.G .A2)z||

X:1 T:Patrick’s Day M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Set Dance B:Hughes – Gems from the Emerald Isles (London, 1867, No. 30, p. 8) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G G>AG GAB|d>ed dBG|A>BA BGD|E>FE E2D| G>AG GAB|d>ed dBG|A>GA BGD|E2F G3:| d>ef g2e|f2d e2B|def g2e|f2d e3|d>ef g2e| f2d efg|G>A GAB|d>ed dBG|A>GA BGD|E>FE E2D| G>AG GAB|d>ed dBG|A>GA BGD|E2F G2z||

X:1 T:St. Patrick’s Day in the Morning M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:”By Thomas Gallivan, Tralee, Kerry, Ireland. The correct S:traditional version. P.D. Reidy.” S:P.D. Reidy music manuscript collection, London, 1890’s (No. 6) 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. F: http://rarebooks.library.nd.edu/digital/bookreader/MSE_1434-1/#page/1/mode/1up Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G D2|GAG GBd|ded dBG|AGA BGE|EFE (E2D)| GAG GBd|gfe dcB|AGA BAG|E2F G3:| |:B|def gag|fed edB|def gag|fed e2B| def gag|fed efg|GAG GBd|ded dBG|AGA BGD| EFE (E2D)|GAG GBd|gfe dcB|AGA BAG|E2F G3:|

X:1 T:St. Patrick's Day M:6/8 L:1/8 Q:"Lively" B:O'Neill's Music of Ireland. 1850 Melodies, 1903, p. 52, no. 298 Z:François-Emmanuel de Wasseige K:G D|GAG GBd|gfe dBG|AGA BGD|EFE E2D| GAG GBd|gfe dBG|AGA BGD|E2F G2:| B|def gag|fed edB|def gag|fed e2B| def gag|fed gfe|dBG GBd|gfe dBG|AGA BGD|EFE E2D| GAG GBd|gfe dBG|AGA BGD|E2F G2|]

X:1 T:St. Patrick's Day in the Morning M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:Robbins Collection of 200 Jigs, Reels and Country Dances (NY, 1933, No. 43, p. 14) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G D|:G>AG GAB|ded dBG|AGA BGD|1 E>FE E2D:|2 E2F G2!fermata!|| |:e|def g2e|fed edB|def g2e|fed e2d| def g2e|f2d efg|GAG GAB|ded dBG|AGA BGD|E2F G2!D.C.!:|

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