The Lost Purse march

Also known as The Lost Purse March, Peter Duffy’s.

There is 1 recording of this tune.

The Lost Purse has been added to 12 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: The Lost Purse
R: march
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
D2|:B>ABG cBce|dGBd g2a>g|eag>e d^c=cB|A>BAG F2D2|
B>ABG cBce|dGBd ef/e/ dc|B>cdB c/B/A FA|1 B2GF G2dc:|2 B2GF G2Bd||
g>fgb agfe|d>edc Bc/B/ AB|c>Bce dBcB|A>BAG F2D2|
g>fgb agfe|dGBd ef/e/ dc|B>cdB c/B/A FA|B2GF GABd|
g>fgb agfe|d>edc Bc/B/ AB|c>Bce dBcB|A>BAG F2GA|
B>ABG cBce|dGBd ef/e/ dc|B>cdB c/B/A FA|B2GF G2||

Three comments

The Lost Purse

This is not a barndance but a march. It’s the signature tune of the Leeds Ceili Band, and some of you might have heard them play it in competitions. Not very sure, but I think I heard it was composed by piano accordion player Peter Duffy, who has now moved to Ireland.

"The Lost Purse" ~ The Leeds Ceili Band

This tune is now available on a Leeds-Comhaltas recording:

"The Music Makers: Celebrating 35 years of Comhaltas in Leeds"

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