Sheet Music: The Short Grass

TitleThe Short Grass
Alternate titlesPut on Your Clothes
Put on Your Coat
ComposerTraditional Irish
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyC major
RangeC4–B5
Time signature6/8
Tempo96 BPM
Performance time0:40
Difficulty leveleasy
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Date added2024-05-02
Last updated2024-05-02
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Jigs, Traditional/Folk

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Thursday 2 May 2024

Tune of the Day: The Short Grass

Traditional Irish jig

This tune first appears in R.M. Levey's first collection of The Dance Music of Ireland (1858) as an untitled jig. The title “The Short Grass” is introduced in Elias Howe's Musician's Omnibus No. 2, published around 1864.