Boys of Bluehill (The)

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Boys of Bluehill (The)

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  6313 662H1H
 Also known as    Buacaillí Ua Cnoc-Gorm, Beaux of Oak Hill (1), Boys of North Tyne, Cape Giradeau, Lads of North Tyne, Silver Lake (4), Jenny Baker, Lonesome Katy, Two Sisters (1), Twin Sisters (3)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Hornpipe/Clog
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Francis O'Neill
 Book/Manuscript title    Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 898
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1907
 Artist    Leo Rowesome & Frank Higgins
 Title of recording    Boys of Bluehill/Fisher's
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Rex 5001 (78 RPM
 Year recorded    1933


Tune annotations


X:1
%
T:The Boys of Bluehill
M:2/4
L:1/16
R:hornpipe
B:O’Neill, Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems, 1907, no. 898
Z:François-Emmanuel de Wasseige
K:D
(FG)|BAFA D2(FA)|BABd e2(de)|faaf egfe|dfed B2(dB)|
BAFA D2(FA)|BABd e2(de)|faaf egfe|d2dd d2:|
|:(fg)|afdf a2(gf)|gfga b2(ag)|faaf egfe|dfed B2(dB)|
BAFA D2(FA)|BABd e2(de)|faaf egfe |d2dd d2:|]
X:1
%
T:Boys of Bluehill, The
M:C|
L:1/8
R:Hornpipe
B:Jerry O'Brien's Accordion Instructor (Boston, 1949)
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
K:D
FA|BAFA D2 FA|BA (3Bcd e2 de|faaf egfe|dfed BAFA|
BAFA D2 FA|BA (3Bcd e2 de|faaf egfe|d2 dd d2:|
|:fg|afdf a2 af|gfga b2 ag|faaf egfe|dfed BAFA|
BAFA D2 FA|BA (3Bcd e2 de|faaf egfe|d2 dd d2:|
X:2
%
T:Boys of Bluehill, The - Variations
M:4/4
L:1/8
S:Philippe Varlet
N:"These are just a few possible variations derived on the spur of the moment."
R:hornpipe
Z:Philippe Varlet
K:D
FA |{d}BAFA D2 FA | {d}BA (3Bcd e2 de | fa{b}af egfe | dfed B2 dB |
{d}BAFA DA FA | {d}BA (3Bcd e2 de | fa{b}af ef{a}fe | d2 {e}dc dDFA |
{d}BAFA DAFA | {d}BA (3Bcd eAde | fdaf {a}gfef | defd B2 GB |
{d}BAFE DEFA | {d}BAfd e2 de |~f3 a ea{fa}fe | df (3edc defg ||
afdf a2 af | {a}gfga b2 ag | fa{b}af (3efg fe | dfed B2 dB |
{d}BAFD A,DFA | Bcdf e2 de | (3fga fa {ga}gece | dd{e}dc defg |
~a3 f dfaf | gfef gbag | {e}f2 af efde | fded BcdB |
{d}BAFA D3 B | {d}BA (3Bcd ea{b}ag | (3faf df eAce |df (3edc d4 ||

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