Welcome To The Country reel

Also known as Colonel Rodger’s Favourite.

There are 3 recordings of this tune.

Welcome To The Country has been added to 16 tunebooks.

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Two settings

1
X: 1
T: Welcome To The Country
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gdor
|:G2dG cFAF|GABc dfcA|G2dG cFAF|GBAF G3D|
G2dG cFAF|GABc defg|(3agf ge fdcA|GBAF G3z:|
|:f2de fdcA|G2g^f gbag|f2de fdcA|GBAF G3e|
f2de fdcA|G2g^f gbag|f2de fdcA|GBAF G3z:|
2
X: 2
T: Welcome To The Country
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
d2 Bc dBAF | B.e.ed egfe |d2 Bc dBAF |EGF^D E4 |
d2 Bc dBAF | B.e.ed egfe |d2 Bc dBAF |EGF^D E4 |
B2 GE FD{A}DA | B2 GE FBAc |B2 GE FED.d | .dBAF E2E2 |
B2 GE FD{A}DA | (3(.B.c.B) GE FBAc |Bd^ce defe | dBAF E2E2 ||

Four comments

Welcome To The Country

From Josephine Keegan’s collection, "A Drop In The Ocean".

Welcome To The Country, X:2

Sourced from the second volume of “Tunes of the Munster Pipers” from the James Goodman Manuscripts, published in 2013 and edited by Hugh & Lisa Shields.
no. 882, p. 136.
It was originally transcribed by Goodman in G.
Notated above in the key of D.

Re: Welcome To The Country

Josephine sourced this tune from the Larry Smyth MS (c.1900) of Granard, Co. Longford, a copy of which is in the ITMA. It’s more commonly known as ‘Colonel Rodger’s Favourite". https://thesession.org/tunes/311