Annotation:Fairy Jig (1) (The)

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X:1 T:Fairy Jig [1], The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:O'Neill - Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems (1907), No. 319 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G g/e/|dBA BGA|BGd g2a|bge dBG|FAA A2 g/e/| dBA BGA|GBd gab|age dBA|BGG G2:| |:d|edd deg|baa aga|bge dBG|FAA A2d| edd deg|baa aga|bge dBA|BGG G2:||

FAIRY JIG [1], THE (Port an Puca). AKA - "Pooca (The)," "Púca (An)." Irish, Double Jig (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody is contained in the music manuscript collections of several 19th century music collectors, including George Petrie, John Edward Pigot, and Henry Hudson. George Petrie noted it was "A Connemara tune."

Additional notes

Printed sources : - O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1986; No. 319, p. 67. Charles Villiers Stanford (Complete Collection of Petrie's Irish Music), 1905; No. 1107, p. 280.

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