Drunken Gauger (4)

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X:1 T:Drunken Guager [4], The T:Drunken Ganger's, The (parts reversed) M:9/8 L:1/8 R:Slip Jig S:Rev. James Goodman music manuscript collection (vol. 2, p. 157) N:Canon Goodman was a uilleann piper and cleric who collected primarily N:in County Cork in the mid-19th century Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G c|BGG AGE EDD|BGG AGE c2A|BGG AGE EDE|GAB AGE E2:| |:GBd ege dBG|GBd ege d2B|GBd ege dBG|AGE GAB c2c:|]

DRUNKEN GAUGER [4], THE. AKA and see "Drunken Ganger's (The)," "Ganger (2) (The)," "Steampacket (2) (The)." Irish, Slip Jig (9/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune is contained in vol. 2 (p. 157) of the large mid-19th century music manuscript collection of County Cork cleric and uilleann piper James Goodman. Elias Howe's "Drunken Ganger's (The)" is a version of the tune, with the parts reversed. See also the related "Noggin of Cream (The)"/"Swaggering Jig (1) (The)" family of slip jigs, particularly related in the first strain.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Kennedy (Fiddler's Tune-Book: Slip Jigs and Waltzes), 1999; No. 19, p. 6.

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