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DANIEL O'ROURKE (Domnall Ua Ruairc). AKA and see "Merry Huntsman (The)." Irish, Double Jig. G Major ('A' part) & D Dorian ('B' and 'C' parts). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB'CC. Francis O'Neill re-titled the tune as "Merry Huntsman (The)" in his Dance Music of Ireland (1907).

Source for notated version: "J. O'Neill" [O'Neill]. Chicago Police Sergeant and fiddler James O'Neill served as Francis O'Neill's transcriber and collaborator on his early publications.

Printed sources: O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 769, p. 143. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 50, p. 25.

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