Dairymaid (2) (The)

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DAIRY MAID [2], THE (An Banairgeac). AKA and see "Dairy-Maid's Wish (The)." Irish, Double Jig. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The earliest appearance of the tune in print is in Church of Ireland cleric James Goodman's mid-19th century manuscripts as "The Dairy-Maid's Wish."

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; pg. 70. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1101, p. 207. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 292, p. 63.

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