Annotation:Connemara Jig

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X:1 T:Connemara M:9/8 L:1/8 R:Slip Jig B:R.M. Levey – First Collection of the Dance Music of Ireland (1858, No. 100, p. 39) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D d/B/|A2F FEF d2A|B2e e2d cBA|A2F FEF d2A|BdB AFD D2:| |:g|f2d ded ded|e2c cdc cdc|d2B BcB BcB|c2A ABA ABA| f2d ded ded|e2c cdc cdc|d2B c2A Bcd|ecA ABc d2:|]

CONNEMARA JIG. AKA and see "McCarthy's Jig," "Rogue is Mad to be at Her (2) (The)," "Rouse It," "Top it off." Irish, Hop Jig (9/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune was printed in R.M. Levey's First Collection (1858, No. 100). Levey printed it again in his second collection (1873), this time under the title "Rouse It," in the key of F. A version of the jig appears in the large mid-19th century music manuscript collection of Canon James Goodman (County Cork) as "McCarthy's Jig." See also an untitled 'hop jig' in Ryan's Mammoth Collection (1883, p. 100).

Additional notes

Printed sources : - R.M. Levey (First Collection of the Dance Music of Ireland), 1858; No. 100, p. 39.

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