Castle Jig (2) (The)

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CASTLE JIG [2]. AKA and see "Gallagher's Jig (2)," "Lonesome Jig (2) (The)," "O'Connell's Welcome to Dublin," "Seán Ryan's Jig (1)." Irish, Double Jig. A Dorian (most versions): E Dorian (Harker/Rafferty): B Minor (O'Malley). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by Nenagh, County Tipperary, fiddle and whistle player Seán Ryan (1919-1985). It is often played in a set with another Ryan composition, "Nightingale (6) (The)," and together they are called "Seán Ryan's Jigs," though "Seán Ryan's Jig" has also been used as an alternate for both tunes separately.

Additional notes

Sources for notated versions: - New Jersey flute player Mike Rafferty, born in Ballinakill, Co. Galway, in 1926 [Harker]; Sean Ryan [O'Malley].

Printed sources : - Breathnach (CRÉ 2), 1976; No. 35. Bulmer & Sharpley (Music from Ireland, vol. 3), 1976; No. 55. Flaherty (Trip to Sligo), 1990; p. 69. Harker (300 Tunes from Mike Rafferty), 2005; No. 201, p. 62. O'Malley (Luke O'Malley's Collection of Irish Music), 1976; No. 87, p. 44. Ryan (The Hidden Ireland), 1988; No. 10, p. 10.

Recorded sources: -

See also listings at:
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recording Index [1]
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [2]
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [3].



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