T: The Copper Beech
|:DG G2 dGBG|A=F F2 AdcA|BGBd gfde|=f2 ag fcAc|
dedB cAFA|GFDE =F2 Ac|d2 fd Aafd|cAFA G3 F:|
|:GABd gfde|=f2 dc AG^FD|GABd gbaf|gfde =f2 ef|
dg g2 bgdB|cBcd cA=FA|d2 dd dcAG|FDFA G3 F:|
There are 2 recordings of this tune.
The Copper Beech has been added to 18 tunebooks.
Here is another Finbarr Dwyer composition which comes from the 1971 recording "The Best of Finbarr Dwyer." I was tempted to post it in G mixolydian because of the frequent use of F naturals but the Fs appear sharp more often so left it in G major.
It’s similar to a few tunes written by East Galway’s Paddy Kelly and not a tune that would immediately strike me as one of Finbarr’s.
I doubt this is the same tune that appears on Josephine Keegan’s recording "The Keegan’s Tunes." I think all of those tunes are Josephine’s own.
There may also be another Copper Beech. I vaguely remember seeing the title elsewhere and it could have been a Scott Skinner or James Hill tune. That may not be true now, memory is a little fuzzy.
Great, Paddy - you’re saving me a lot of work. [ Look out or the "Coyle’s" reels in the next few days. ]
No problem Kenny. Looking forward to Coyle’s. Thanks man.