Granuale barndance

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X: 1
T: Granuale
R: barndance
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
dc|:(3Bcd BG cecA | (3BcB GB AGFE | DEFG ABcA |1 BAGB A3D :|2 BGAF G2 (3def |
|:gfgb afd2 | ecAe dBG2 |1 dggf gab2 | bagb a3 (3def :|2(3efg fe dcBA | G2 B2 G2 Bc |
|:(3ddd (3ggg bgdg | fee^d e2fe |1 d^c=cA FDBA | (3GGG (3BBB d3Bc :|2 d^c=cA FDBA | G2 B2 G2 ga|
|:bagb agfa | gee^d e2fg | agfa gfeg | fdd^c d2d=c | BGBc def2 |fee^d e2fe | d^c=cA FDBA | G2 B2 G2 ga:|
X: 2
T: Granuale
R: barndance
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
dc|:(3Bcd BG cecA | (3BdB GB AGFE | CDEF GABd|ga (3bag a2 dc |
(3Bcd BG cecA | (3BdB GB AGFE | CDEF GBdc |BGAF G3 :||
(3def|:gfgb afd2 | ecAe dBG2 | d2{e}dc defg| agfg a2 (3def |
gfgb afd2 | ecAe dBG2 | 2(3efg fe dcBA | G2 B2 G2 :||
Bc|:(3dBd (3gfg bgdg | fe^df e2 fe | d^c=cA FDBA | (3GFG (3BcB d2 Bc |
(3dBd (3gfg bgdg | fe^df e2 fe| d^c=cA FDBA | G2 B2 G2 :||
ga|:bagb agfa | gee^d e2fg | agfa gfeg | fdd^c d2d=c |
BGBc defg |fe^df e2fe | d^c=cA FDBA | G2 B2 G2 ga:|
# Added by Ediot .

Two comments

Granuale

Recorded by fiddler James Morrison, August 10, 1935: https://archive.org/details/JamesMorrisonGranaualeBarnDance This was a duet with another, uncredited, fiddler, and very much not a unison performance; years ago when I learned this tune I settled on certain parts of their harmony to play on my own, you might have a different take on what the actual melody was, especially in the 1st part. This is a beautiful tune, and I wonder if it’s another Morrison composition, like his well known Skylark reel.

Gráinne Ní Mháille or Grace O’Malley was of course a 16th century freebooter who became an iconic figure in Irish folklore: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grace_O’Malley Her nickname is more usually spelled "Granuaile."

Granuale, X:2

Kevin! Thanks for posting this. No kidding, this had to be a real challenge to figure out with the two fiddles playing. I offer this alternative take with the same disclaimer you offered: the second fiddle harmonizing makes it difficult to tell where the melody actually lies. I really debated about the ascending line in measures 3 and 4. I thought that maybe I could justify it because of the similar progression in the B part, measures 3 and 4. Nonetheless, you are the real hero in figuring this out. I simply changed a few things here and there, mostly utilizing your awesome transcription.

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