Devil in Ireland (The)

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X:1 T:Divel in Ireland, The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:Joshua Gibbons ms (1823-26) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:C G|c2d ede|c2A A2c|B2d ded|B2G G2B| c2d ede|ceg c'bc'|agf ede|B2A A2:| |:a|g2e ede|g2e e2a|g2e ede|c2A A2a| g2e ede|ceg c'gc'|age ede|c2A A2:||



DEVIL IN IRELAND, THE. English, Jig (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Original key 'C' major, as "The Divel in Ireland" in Gibbons' manuscript. "The Devil in Ireland" was used as an alternate title for the tune "Devil or No Devil" printed by J. Hewitt in Fashionable Repertory... of Country Dances & Waltzes (New York, 1807), but it is a different melody than the one in Gibbon's ms.


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - the 1823-26 music mss of papermaker and musician Joshua Gibbons (1778-1871, of Tealby, near Market Rasen, Lincolnshire Wolds) [Sumner].

Printed sources : - Sumner (Lincolnshire Collections, vol. 1: The Joshua Gibbons Manuscript), 1997; p. 5.






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