Sheet Music: The Old Torn Petticoat

TitleThe Old Torn Petticoat
Alternate titlesThe Lass from Mullingar
The Old Torn Jacket
Smiling Susan
Meddlesome Rogue
Touch Me if You Dare
ComposerTraditional Irish
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyA minor
RangeD4–B5
Time signature4/4
Tempo168 BPM
Performance time0:25
Difficulty levelintermediate
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Date added2018-06-02
Last updated2018-06-02
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Celtic Music, Reels, Traditional/Folk

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Saturday 2 June 2018

Tune of the Day: The Old Torn Petticoat

Traditional Irish reel

The oldest known appearance of this traditional Irish reel in print is in Francis O'Neill's Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies, published in Chicago in 1903. The same tune is known under a variety of titles, including “The Lass from Mullingar” and “Smiling Susan”.