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Big Mike the Butcher

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Big Mike the Butcher

(The Traditional Tune Archive)  
 Theme code Index   5543b 113b3b
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    2 flats
 Mode    Aeolian (minor)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    
 Structure    AAB
 Editor/Compiler    Patrick O'Flannagan
 Book/Manuscript title    The Hibernia Collection
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 34
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1860
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    


Tune annotations



X:1
T:Big Mike the Butcher
M:C
L:1/8
B:O'Flannagan - The Hibernia Collection (Boston, 1860, p. 34)
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
K:Gmin
(Bc)|d3d c2 (BA)|G3A (BA) (BG)|(FE) .D.C B,2C2|(D<G) G>^F G2:|
G2|.F2.D2.D2.A2|B3c A2G2|c2=B2c2d2|=e2c2d3c|
de ^f2 g3=f|e2 (de) =f3G|G3F DC D^F|G2 G>^F G2||

Tune annotations