Sheet Music: Paddy's Resource

TitlePaddy's Resource
Alternate titlesBelle of the Kitchen
Coleraine
Ill Omens
Kitty of Coleraine
The New York Jig
The Rover
ComposerTraditional Irish
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyA major
RangeC#4–C#6
Time signature6/8
Tempo96 BPM
Performance time0:40
Difficulty leveleasy
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Date added2016-11-11
Last updated2016-11-11
Download popularity index☆☆☆☆☆ 0.1 (relatively unpopular)
Categories
Celtic Music, Jigs, Marches

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Friday 11 November 2016

Tune of the Day: Paddy's Resource

Traditional Irish march

In Songs and Music of the Redcoats (1970), Lewis Winstock says that this tune was written by Irish band sergeant James O'Connor as a march for his British army regiment, the 77th, in the Crimean War (1855), at the suggestion, it is said, of his commanding officer. Perhaps it was that O'Connor adapted it, for the tune had already appeared some seventy years earlier in A Collection of Scots Measures by Alexander ‛King’ McGlashan, published around 1780.