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X:1 T:Casey's Jig [2] O:”Irish” M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig Q:"Not too fast" B:James Aird – Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 3 (Glasgow, 1788, No. 420, p. 162) N:”Humbly dedicated to the Volunteers and Defensive Bands of Great Britain and Ireland” Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G c3B3|AGA BGE|DEG (G/A/B).G|TAGA BGE| cec BdB|AGA BGE|DEG AGA|BGG G3:| |:g3 edc|Bdg dBG|g2e dBG|ecA A2d| G(e/f/g/).e/ f(d/e/f/).d/|ecg dBG|DEG AGA|TBGG G3:| |:(GB)d (GB).d|(Gc).e (Gc).e|(GB).d (GB).d|ecA TA3| (GB).d (GB).d|(Gc).e (ef).g|DEG TA>GA |BGG G3:|]

CASEY'S JIG [2]. AKA and see "Cossey's Jig." Irish, Jig (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). ABC. Glasgow publisher James Aird gives the tune's provenance as 'Irish'. It was entered into the 1840 music manuscript copybook collection of multi-instrumentalist John Rook, of Waverton, near Wigton, Cumbria, and into vol. 2 (p. 165)[1] of the large mid-19th century music manuscript collections of County Cork cleric and uilleann piper wikipedia:James_Goodman_(musicologist). According to Goodman researchers Hugh and Lisa Shields, Goodman obtained the tune from a manuscript provided by Dublin bookseller John O'Daly[2]. See also Goodman's related "Humors of Newtown (1)."

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Printed sources : - Aird (Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 3), Glasgow, 1788; No. 420, p. 162).

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