Father Dollard's Favorite

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FATHER DOLLARD'S FAVORITE (Roga an t-Atar Dollaird). Irish, Double Jig. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Father W.K. Dollard was a fiddler and flute player from St. John's, New Brunswick, where he was the rector of a parish. He visited Chicago in 1901 and attended gatherings of the Irish Music Club while he was there. O'Neill obtained a few tunes from him (see note for "Father Dollard's Hornpipe").

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; pg. 21. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 748, p. 140. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 36, p. 23.

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