Bag of Meal (The)

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X:1 T:Bag of Meal, The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:Ryan's Mammoth Collection (1883) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D d/e/ | f2d cAG | A2d cAG | F2D D(ED) | F3 GED | ABA cAG | ABA A2d | fed cAc | d3 d2 :| |: e | f2d ded | fga afd | d2=c cdc | efg gfe | fga agf | gfg efg | fed cAc | d3 d2 :||



BAG OF MEAL, THE (Ruaig an Mi-adh). AKA and see "Ruaig an Mí-ádh" (Banish Misfortune (1)), "Little Bag of Meal (The)," "George Whelan's Jig," "Humors of Mullinafauna (1) (The)," "Judy Hynes," "Máire Ní Eidhinn," "Nancy Hines," "Nancy Hynes," "O'Shea's Frolic," "Parish Girl (2) (The)," "Round the Carthouse," "Shady Groves of Piedmont (The)." Irish, Double Jig (6/8 time). D Major (Cole, Howe): D Major/Mixolydian (Joyce): D Mixolydian (Breathnach). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB (Cole, Howe, Joyce): AABBCC (Breathnach). In modern times the tune is usually known as "Banish Misfortune (1)."


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Printed sources : - Breathnach (CRÉ I), 1963; No. 38, p. 16. Cole (1000 Fiddle Tunes), 1940; p. 75. Howe (1000 Jigs and Reels), c. 1867; p. 19. Elias Howe (Howe’s 500 Irish Melodies Ancient and Modern), Boston, c. 1880; p. 502 (a collection of “Irish” tunes from previous Howe publications, plus 200 tunes from P.M. Joyce’s 1873 Ancient Irish Music). Joyce (Ancient Irish Music), 1890; No. 41, p. 43. Ryan's Mammoth Collection, 1883; p. 106.






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