Dirty James

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  1H51H5 422H2H
 Also known as    Dirty James that Lost Ireland, James the Coward, James the Shit, Séumus a Chaca a Chaill Éire, Shitty James
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 History    
 Structure    AB
 Editor/Compiler    Edward Bunting
 Book/Manuscript title    Ancient Music of Ireland
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 70, p. 50
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1840
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    


Tune annotations


X:1
%
T:Dirty James
M:6/8
L:1/8
R:Air
N:”Author and date unknown.” 
B:Bunting – Ancient Music of Ireland (1840, No. 70, p. 50)
Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion
K:D
"Very Quick"[F3A3d3][F3A3d3]|(dc).B (AB).c|(dc).B (AG).F|(GA).F E2D|
[A3c3e3] [A3c3e3]|(fe).d (ef).g|(fe).d {c}(BA).B|(de).f e2d||
(ga/g/f/e/) (gB).B|(ga/g/f/e/) (gB).B|(fg/f/e/d/) (eA).A|(fg/f/e/d/) (eA).A|
(ga/g/f/e/) (gB).B|(ga/g/f/e/) (g/a/b).g|{g}(fe)d {c}(BA).B|(de).f e2d||
(df).a (df).a|(df).a (ag).f|(eg).b (eg).b|(eg).b (ba).g|
(df).a (df).a|(df).a (ab).g|{g}(fe).d {c}(BA).B|(de).f e2d||
X:1
%
T:Dirty James, that lost Ireland
M:6/8
L:1/8
R:Air
B:P.M. Haverty – One Hundred Irish Airs vol. 3 (1859, No. 258, p. 127)
Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion
K:D
"Very quick"d3 [F3d3]|(dc)B (AB).c|(dc)>B (AG).F|(GA).F E2D|
[A3e3] [A3e3]|(fe).d (ef).g|(fe).d {c}(BA).B|(de).f e2d||
(ga/g/f/e/) (gB).B|(ga/g/f/e/) (gB).B|(fg/f/e/d/) (eA).A|(fg/f/e/d/) (eA).A|
(ga/g/f/e/) (gB).B|(ga/g/f/e/) (g/a/b).g|{g}(fe)d {c}(BA).B|(de).f e2d||
(df).a (df).a|(df).a (ag).f|(eg).b (eg).b|(eg).b (ba).g|
(df).a (df).a|(df).a (ab).g|{g}(fe).d {c}(BAB)|(de).f e2d||

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