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FATHER JACK WALSH (An t'Atair Sean/Seagan Breatnac). AKA and see "Tather/Tatter Jack Walsh," "To Cashel(l) I'm Going [1]," "Kitty of Ballinamore." Irish, Double Jig. D Major (Kerr, O'Neill): D Mixed modality (Cranford): B Flat Major/Mixolydian (Stanford/Petrie). Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Stanford/Petrie): AAB (O'Neill/1850 & 1001): AABB (Cranford, Kerr).

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Cranford (Jerry Holland's Collection), 1995; No. 241, p. 69. P.M. Haverty (One Hundred Irish Airs vol. 2), 1858; No. 117, p. 54. Kerr (Merry Melodies, vol. 1), c. 1880's; No. 42, p. 39. O'Neill (O'Neill's Irish Music), 1915; No. 152, p. 86. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 885, p. 164. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 136, p. 37. Stanford/Petrie (Complete Collection), 1905; No. 731, p. 183.

Recorded sources: Edison 51041 (78 RPM), John H. Kimmel (accordion player from N.Y.C.) {appears as one of tunes of "Contentment is Wealth" Medley}.

See also listing at:
See the tune in the Dunn Family manuscript collection [1]




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