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CONNEMARA JIG. AKA and see "McCarthy's Jig," "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).
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: R.M. Levey (First Collection of the Dance Music of Ireland), 1858; No. 100, p. 39.