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FITZPATRICK'S JIG. AKA and see "Jackson's Night Cap," "Night Dance (The)," "Piper's Welcome (The)," "Strike the Gay Harp," "Strike the Young Harp." Irish, Double Jig. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCC. Usually known as "Strike the Gay Harp," this tune may have been titled after Tim Fitzpatrick, a New York accordion player and contemporary of the great Sligo fiddler Michael Coleman (1891-1945), who often accompanied New York fiddler Lad O'Beirne.
Source for notated version: Brendan Mulvihill (Baltimore, Md.) [Mulvihill].
Printed sources: Mulvihill (1st Collection), 1986; No. 51, p. 76.
See also listing at:
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info