Bunch of Currents (1)

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X:1 T:Bunch of Currants [1], The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Single Jig B:R.M. Levey – First Collection of the Dance Music of Ireland (1858, No. 60, p. 24) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G (d/c/)|B2B (B2d)|c2A (A2c)|B2G (G2B)|AFD D2D| B2B (B2d)|c2A (A2c)|B2G (AGF)|(G3G3):| |:(d/e/)|=f2d (d2e)|=f2d (c2A)|G2=f f2g|(a=fd) d2e| (=f2a) (g2e)|(=f2d) (c2A)|G2B AGF|(G3 G2):|]



BUNCH OF CURRENTS [1], THE. Irish, Jig. G Major ('A' part) & G Mixolydian ('B' part). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Francis O'Neill's "Bunch of Roses (3) and "I'm a Silly Old Man" are dorian mode settings of the same tune. The jig was also entered into the mid-19th music manuscript collection of County Cork Anglican cleric and uilleann piper James Goodman [1] (p. 137).


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Printed sources : - Levey (First Collection of the Dance Music of Ireland), 1858; No. 60, p. 24. Robbins Music Corp. (The Robbins collection of 200 jigs, reels and country dances), New York, 1933; No. 50, p. 16.






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