Five Pound Jig (The)

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X:1 T:Five Pound Jig, The B:James Goodman music manuscript collection (mid-19th century, County Cork) F:http://goodman.itma.ie/volume-one#?c=0&m=0&s=0&cv=37&z=-446.493%2C1093.6654%2C11490.7461%2C4135.8025 F:at Trinity College Dublin / Irish Traditional Music Archive goodman.itma.ie M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G d|cAG GAG|cAG G2d|CAG GAG|cAG F2d| cAG GAG|cAF G2d|d2e f2d|cAG F2:| |:A|B2G B2G|cAG G2A|B2G B2G|cAG FGA| B2G B2G|cAG G2A|d2e f2d|cAG F2:|]



FIVE POUND JIG, THE. AKA - "Dia Luain 's Dia Máirt (Monday and Tuesday)." Irish, Jig (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune is a member of the large "Gold Ring (1) (The)" family of tunes (c.f. the first part). The earliest appearance of the tune in print is in Church of Ireland cleric James Goodman's mid-19th century music manuscripts. Goodman (1828-1896) was an uilleann piper, and an Irish speaker who collected locally in County Cork and elsewhere in Munster. He also obtained tunes from manuscripts and printed collections.


Additional notes



Printed sources : - Hugh Shields (Tunes of the Munster Pipers, vol. 1), 1998; No. 79, p. 35.






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