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Aha! That makes sense. The "cockoos" in the melody I mean. Now I'll probably hear the "cuckoos" every time I'm listening to that tune, forever.


Ketil

 
> Date: Wed, 4 Mar 2009 19:49:45 -0600
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> Subject: Re: Si Bheg Si mor, in eight parts
> To: [log in to unmask]
> 
> Si Bheg Si Mor is only a two=part tune. If you find more, they are merely
> more recent variations. The melody is based on an older air called The
> Bonnie Cuckoo which can be found in Bunting's 3rd collection (1840). You
> can hear the "cuckoos" in the melody.
> Regards, Cliff Moses
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Irish Traditional Music List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On
> Behalf Of Galas, Chris
> Sent: Wednesday, March 04, 2009 5:00 PM
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> Subject: Si Bheg Si mor, in eight parts
> 
> Does anyone have an eight parted version of Si Bheg Si mor, in ABC
> format (or image), they could forward on to me?
> 
> Thanks!

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