Annotation:Blue Angel (The)

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X: 1 T:The Blue Angel M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig D:Session tape - Corofin, Clare Z:Bernie Stocks K:D d2e |:fdd dcd | Bdd Add | Gdd Fdd | cBA bag | fdd dcd | Bdg Adf |GBe FAd | eBc d2e :| |: fdB BAB | fdB Bcd | cAF FEF |fgf edc | fdB BAB | fdB Bcd | cAF fge | dBB B3 :|

BLUE ANGEL, THE. AKA and see "Flying Crowbar (The)," "King's Fancy." Irish, Jig (6/8 time). D Major ('A' part) & B Minor ('B' part) {Alewine}: E Flat Major ('A' part) & C Minor ('B' part). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The jig is attributed to Dublin/Belfast piano player Liam King, and was first recorded in 1965 by fiddler Sean Maguire and the Four Star Quartet. It is sometimes set in the keys of Bb/Gm.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Alewine (Maid that Cut Off the Chicken's Lips), 1987; p. 9.

Recorded sources : - Green Linnet SIF 1051, Jackie Daly, Seamus & Manus McGuire - "Buttons and Bows" (1984).

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