Belfast Ham

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  51H62H 4H1H53
 Also known as    Belfast Jig (2)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Jig/Quadrille
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 History    
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    James S. Kerr
 Book/Manuscript title    Merry Melodies vol. 4
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 196, p. 22
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1880's
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
X:1
T:Belfast Ham
M:6/8
L:1/8
R:Jig
S:Kerr - Merry Melodies, vol. 4, No. 196  (c. 1880's)
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
K:D
AFA d2c|B2B e2f| gfe dcB|ABG F2G|
AFA d2c|B2B efg|fed Adc|(d3 d2)A:|
|:d2f afd|cec ABc|d2f afd|g3f2g|
agf gfe|fed efg|fed Adc|(d3 d2)A:||




BELFAST HAM. Irish, Double Jig. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A Belfast ham is a lean, smoked bacon from the leg of the pig, so there is no rind or waste.

Printed source: Kerr (Merry Melodies), vol. 4; No. 196, p. 22.

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