Carrickfergus (1)

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X:1 T:Carrick Fergus T:Carrickfergus [1] T:Haste to the Wdding [1] M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Country Dance B:Milne – Middleton’s Selection of Strathspeys, Reels &c. for the Violin (1870, p. 39) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D B|AFA Aaf|ede fdB|AFA AdF|EFE (E2B)| AFA Aaf|ede fdB|ABA Aaf|ded d2:| |:f|faf dfa|bgb efg|aba agf|efe e2 f/g/| a3 f3|ede fdB|ABA Aaf|ded d2:|]



CARRICKFERGUS [1]. AKA and see "Haste to the Wedding (1)." Irish, Jig (6/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Carrick = rock. The melody, well-known under the title "Haste to the Wedding," was printed by Brysson in his A Curious Selection of Favourite Tunes with Variations to which is appended "Fifty Favourite Irish Airs" (Edinburgh, 1790). Two similar versions appear in the Scottish Gillespie Manuscript of 1768--one version is called a "new set," while another is labelled an "Irish reel."

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Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Milne (Middleton’s Selection of Strathspeys, Reels &c. for the Violin), 1870; p. 39.

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