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X:1 T:Ellis' Jig M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:O'Neill - Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems (1907), No. 387 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G D|GA>G B2G|c2A F2D|G>AG B2c|d2g B2c| dge =f2d|cAG F2A|d>ed cBA|G3 G2:| |:d|g2d B2G|c2A F2D|g2d B2c|dde f2e| dge f2d|cAG F2A|d>ed cBA|G3 G2:||



ELLIS'(S) JIG ("Port Ui Ellis" or "Port Ellis"). Irish, Single Jig. G Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A 6/8 version of Nathaniel Gow's strathspey "Captain Maitland's" AKA "Honorable Captain Maitland's." See also related tunes "Mason's Quickstep," "O I hae seen the roses blaw" (Northumbrian), and "Oho Oho I've Found You Out" (Pa.).


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - J. O'Neill [O'Neill]. Chicago police Sergeant James O'Neill was a fiddler originally from County Down. He was a trained musician and had a good ear and a large store of tunes. He acted as Francis O'Neill's transcriber and collaborator for his early volumes.

Printed sources : - O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 998, p. 186. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 387, p. 78.







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