Bacagh of the Wattle (The)

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BACAGH OF THE WATTLE, THE (Bacac na cleite). Irish, Air or Jig (6/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody was published in 1855 under this title by collector George Petrie [1] (1790-1866), who transcribed it from playing of Galway piper Paddy Coneely in 1840. It is a version of "Banish Misfortune (2)" and "Connie the Soldier."

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Petrie (Ancient Music of Ireland, vol. 2), 1855; p. 42.

Recorded sources:




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