Grandmother's Pet

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X:1 T:Grandmother's Pet T:Mother Goose M:6/8 L:1/8 K:D A|d2d dcd|e2a f2d|dcd B2e|cA ABc| d2d dcd|eaf2d|Bcd eag|f2d d2:| |:d|f2a agf|g2b bag|f2a agf|gee e2 a/g/| fed dcB|AFA def|Bba gfe|f2d d2:|]



GRANDMOTHER'S PET. AKA and see "Mother Goose," "Grandfather's Pet (1)." Irish (?), Jig. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. O'Neill prints the tune as "Grandfather's Pet (1)," although Kennedy has a different tune by that name. However, the tune had been printed far earlier in Boston by G. Graupner in his Collection of Country Dances and Cotillions (c. 1808) as "Mother Goose", and it was entered as an untitled jig in County Leitrim fiddler and piper Stephen Grier's large c. 1883 music manuscript collection (Grier No. 122, for which see "Jig (53)").

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Kennedy (Traditional Dance Music of Britain and Ireland: Jigs & Quicksteps, Trips & Humours), 1997; No. 54, p. 14.

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