Toss the Feathers (1)

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 Theme code Index    1515 1547bL
 Also known as    Geatley's, Humors of Ballagh (The), New Reel (1) (The), Piper's Choice, Thornberry's, Thresh the Feathers, Mountain Lark (9) (The), Shanks Mare
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    E
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Aeolian (minor)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    IRELAND(Munster), IRELAND(Leinster), IRELAND(Ulster)
 Structure    AB, AAB, AA'B
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Charles Villiers Stanford
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Complete Collection of Petrie's Irish Music
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 462
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1905
 Artist    Paddy Killoran
 Title of recording    Drowsy Maggie/Toss the Feathers
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Decca 12138 (78 RPM)
 Year recorded    1937
Drowsy Maggie/Toss the Feathers. Paddy Killoran (Decca 12138, 1937)
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Toss the Feathers [1] M:C L:1/8 R:Reel S:James Goodman (1828─1896) music manuscript collection, S:vol. 3, p. 157. Mid-19th century, County Cork Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Emin EBBE BABE|EBBE FAFD|EBEB BABd|efge dBAF:| Beed efge|fede fedf|gebe gebe|fedf feef| ebbb eaaa|gedB dBAF|EBEB BABd|efge dBAF||

X:1 T:Toss the Feathers [1] M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:Stephen Grier music manuscript collection (Book 2, c. 1883, No. 107, p. 23) 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:Emin E2 BB BABG|EBBG FAFD|EBBB BABc|1 defe dBAF:|2 defe dBAc|| B2 ef efge|fede fedf|gf/e/ be gebe|fede fe d2| Bbba faaf|gfge dBAF|G2 B2 BABc|defe dBAF||

X:2 T:Toss the Feathers [1] M:C L:1/8 N:”A Clare Reel” S:Stanford/Petrie (1905), No. 462 Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Emin E2 BE E2 BE | E2 BG AFDF | E2 BE E2 Bc | dcdB AFDF | E2 BE E2 BE | E2 BE AFDF | EDEF GABc | dcdB AFDF || Beed efge | fede fgaf | g2 bg f2 bg | afdf a2 gf | gabg fgaf | gfge dBAF | GFEF GABc | dcdB AFDF ||

X:1 T:Toss the Feathers [1] M:C L:1/8 R:Reel S:Rev. Luke Donnellan – “Oriel Songs and Dances", S:Journal of the County Louth Archaeological Society (vol. II, No. 2, 1909; No. 71) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Edor EBBE BABc|EBBE GBAF|EBBE BABc|Beec dBAF:|| Beed efge|fedg fedf|gebe gebe|fedg fedf| gbag fagf|egfe dBAF|EBBE BABc|Beec dBAF||

X:1 T:Toss the Feathers [1] M:4/4 L:1/8 K:Em EB B2 dB B2|EBBA FDFA|BE E2 B2 AB|1 defe dBAF :|2 defe dABA || Beed e2 de|fede feed|febe febe|fede feed| Beed e2 de|fede fgaf|b3 g a3 f|egfe dBAF ||

X: 1 T:Toss the Feathers R:reel H:Other versions: #263 (Ddor), #110 (Dmix), #652 (Ddor) Z:id:hn-reel-163 M:C| K:Edor EB~B2 dB~B2|EBBA FEFA|BE~E2 B2AB|1 dffe dBAF:|2 dffe dBAd|| Beed e2de|fede fe~e2|febe febe|fede feed| Beed e2de|fede fa~a2|~b3f ~a3f|effe dBAF||