T: Bridget Cruise
(3ABc|B2GA (3B/A/G/ E|E2E3E|AG A2B2|c2A2B/G/A/B/|
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|:B/A/G/E/|G2Bd eg|e2d2d/B/A/G/|A2 (3B/A/G/ E E>G|E4G/E/G/A/|
Also known as Bridget Cruise No.1.
There are 11 recordings of this tune.
Bridget Cruise has been added to 9 tunebooks.
Not a waltz, but a slow air. First of four similarly-named airs published in O’Sullivan. Carolan: life, times and music of an Irish harper vol.1 p.179-180. Indexed in the new Vaughan Williams Memorial Library site http://www.vwml.org.uk/search.
There are four distinct “Bridget Cruise” O’Carolan’s. The first setting above is the No.1 version.
The second setting above is actually a different tune entirely the No.3 - see: https://thesession.org/tunes/6907
Setting 2 here is a duplicate of that No.3 entry.