Brigid’s waltz

There is 1 recording of a tune by this name.

Brigid's has been added to 8 tunebooks.

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Two settings

X: 1
T: Brigid's
R: waltz
M: 3/4
L: 1/8
K: Cmaj
CD | E2 ED EG | F2 FE FA | G2>G2 de | c2>c2 Bc |
A2 Ac BA | G2 Gc GE | EF FE DC | (B,A,G,) A,B, CD |
E2 ED EG | EF FE FA | G2>G2 de | c2 cd eg |
ef Af ed | de G2 Gc | AG F2 E2 | D4 DE |
EF FE DC | (B,A,G,) A,B, CD | E2 ED EF | G2>c2 Bc |
A2 Ac BA | G2>c2 GE | EF FE DC | D2 E2 F2 |
E2 ED EG | EF FE FA | G2>G2 de | c2 cd eg |
ef Af ed | de Gz Gc | AG F2 E2 | D2 DE ^FG |
||: [K: Dmaj ] A2 AF Ad | B2 BG (Bcd) |c2 cd eg | gf ef d2 |
ga b2 ag | fg a2>f2 | fg gf ed | (cBA) GF GE |
EF FE FA | FG GF GB | AA Az ef | d2 de fa |
fg Bg fe | ef A2 Ad | BA G2 F2 |[1 E2>E2 FG :| [2 E6 |]
ABC
X: 2
T: Brigid's
R: waltz
M: 3/4
L: 1/8
K: Cmaj
K: Cmaj
CD | E2 ED EG | F2 FE FA | G2>G2 de | c2>c2 Bc |
A2 Ac BA | G2 Gc GE | EF FE DC | (3B,A,G, A,B, CD |
E2 ED EG | EF FE FA | G2>G2 de | c2 cd eg |
ef Af ed | de G2 Gc | AG F2 E2 | D4 DE |
EF FE DC | (3B,A,G, A,B, CD | E2 ED EF | G2>c2 Bc |
A2 Ac BA | G2>c2 GE | EF FE DC | D2 E2 F2 |
E2 ED EG | EF FE FA | G2>G2 de | c2 cd eg |
ef Af ed | de Gz Gc | AG F2 E2 | D2 DE ^FG |
|: [K: Dmaj ] A2 AF Ad | B2 BG (3Bcd |c2 cd eg | gf ef d2 |
ga b2 ag | fg a2>f2 | fg gf ed | (3cBA GF GE |
EF FE FA | FG GF GB | AA Az ef | d2 de fa |
fg Bg fe | ef A2 Ad | BA G2 F2 |[1 E2>E2 FG :| [2 E6 |]
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Five comments

Brigid’s Waltz

Written by John McCusker, and recorded on his first (eponymous) album.

Note, the tune goes from being in Cmaj in the first half, to Dmaj in the second half, so I’ve had to compromise the transcription a bit as I could only submit it in one key. Hence the accidentals in the second part when it moves to D.

A beautiful tune.

Brigid’s Waltz - key change updated

I’ve edited the abcs to reflect more clearly the way that the tune changes key in the second part, without resorting to accidentals.

This stuff is good fun!

Lovely Tune

I’ve added the second setting correcting triplet’s triplets which now trip along in triplet fashion.

Corrections

Thanks, kiwifolk. I’m sure John will appreciate you correcting his piece - I checked I had it note for note with how it appears in his book of tunes ‘Bothwell Boy’!

The correction kiwifolk made was to write the triplets correctly as, for example, (3Bcd instead of (Bcd) as you were writing them. They look similar when typeset in music notation, but a midi player will think there are too many notes in a measure containing your way of writing it. Notice that the little 3 indicating a triplet appears instead of the parentheses (which indicate phrasing rather than timing). If you want the parentheses, the correct way to write it is ((3Bcd).