Child of My Heart
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CHILD OF MY HEART. Irish, Single Jig. A Aeolian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The title in Irish is "Leanbh Mo Chroí", the name of an unrelated jig in the late 19th century Stephen Grier manuscript collection.
Source for notated version: Chicago police patrolman, piper and flute player John Ennis, originally from County Kildare, who had it from a Chicago session, a 'pet tune' of a nameless player who was reluctant to allow it to be collected. [O'Neill].
Printed sources: O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 69. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1095, p. 206. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 395, p. 79.