Give Me Your Hand


Key: G

Form: Waltz

ABC:
D2|E2 G2 G2| G4 D2|E2 G2 G>A| G4 D2|E2 G2 G2| G2 A2 B2|B2 e2 de| B4 AG|
A2 A2 ed| B2 B2 dB|A2 AB AG| E4 D2|E2 G2 G2| G4 D2|E2 G2 G2| G4 D2|
E2 G2 G2| G2 A2 B2|de dB AB| G4 D2|E2 G2 G2| G2 A2 B2|B2 e2 d2| B4 AG|
A2 A2 ed| B2 B2 dB|A2 AB cd| e4 dB|d2 d2 e2| g4 ed|e2 e2 (3geg| a4 de|
g2 g2 de| g2 g2 de|g2 g2 (3aga| b6| b2 b2 b2| b4 ag|a2 ag ab| a4 gf|
e3 f2 (3gfe| d2 d2 g2|B3 d cB| A4 (3cBA|G2 GA Bd| =f4 ed|e2 e2 g2| e4 dB|
E:lw400
d2 d2 g2| B2 B2 dB|A2 AB (3cBA| G6 ||

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Source (if known): Ruairi Dall O’Cathain, c. 1570-c.1650

Other Tunes in Set: Plays well with Fannie Power

Region: Ireland

Notes: The tune is by Ruairi Dall O’Cathain, c. 1570-c.1650, an Irish harper who emigrated to Scotland. James I/VI sent for O’Cathain due to the popularity of this tune. Dated in the Bunting collection to about 1603.  –Zina Lee on thesession.org

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