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Patsy Touhey manuscript

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Reel One title Has lots of stepwise movement Has some stepwise movement minor major G E 4/4 Has source text No chords explore more...

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X:298
T:Pigeon on the Gate (#290), The
M:4/4
L:1/8
S:Patsy Touhey manuscript
R:Reel
K:G
BE~EE BdcA|BE~EE B2 AF|D2 (3FED AD (3FED|FAAc BAFA|
BE~EE BdcA|BE~EE B2 AF|A2 Bc dcde|1fedf e2 dc:|2fedf e2 ed|
|:Beed efed|(3Bcd ef gfec|dBAF DFAF|(3Bcd ef gfed|
Beed efed|(3Bcd ef g2 ga|bgaf gfed|1egfd e2 ed:|2egfd e2 ec||
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% Altho' this splendid reel does not appear in the Bunting, Petrie or=20
% Joyce Collections, it was pretty generally known to the pipers and
% fiddlers of Chicago, hailing from the west, and south of Ireland
% and always by the same name. Occasionally variants of the tune
% are found in manuscript collections. In arrangement, Touhey's=20
% setting differs both in key and style from that printed in former
% O'Neill Collections.=20

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