Come Under My Dimity

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X:1 T:Come Under My Dimity M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:Ryan's Mammoth Collection (1883) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D A | Add efd | cde fef | gef g2e | Add efd | cde aba | gec d2 :| a | afa ged | cde afa | gef g2e | afa ged | cde aba | gec d2 :||



COME UNDER MY DIMITY. AKA and see "B'fhearr liomsa ainnir gan guna," "Ditherum Doodle," "I'll Take a Glass with a Friend," "Late on a Saturday Night," "Mall Rua," "Moll Roe in the Morning," "Moll Roe's (1)," "Munsterman's Flattery," "Night of the Fun (3) (The)," "Though late was I plump." Irish, Jig. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. See also the slip jig "Captain McDonald's Favorite." New York researcher, musician and writer Don Meade says: "Dimity was a coarse cotton fabric most often used for bed clothes, which makes [the title] a coarse invitation." The tune is oddly-metered in Ryan's/Cole's: it should be in 9/8 time as it is clearly a slip jig.


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Printed sources : - Cole (1000 Fiddle Tunes), 1940; p. 65. Ryan's Mammoth Collection, 1883; p. 95.






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