Annotation:Handy with the Stick

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X:1 T:Handy with the Stick M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:O'Neill - Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems (1907), No. 143 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Emin G/A/|Bed cBA|GEG BGE|DEG GAB|edB cBA| Bed cBA|GEG BGE|DEG GAB|Be^d e2:| |:e/f/|gdB GBd|gaf gdB|cAA EAA|ced cBA| GBB Acc|GBA GFE|DEG GAB|Be^d e2:||

HANDY WITH THE STICK (Cliste Leis an Maide). Irish, Double Jig (6/8 time). E Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Similarities to O'Neill's "White Petticoat (The)." In a 1906 letter to Alfred Percival Graves in 1906 (printed in "A Few Gossipy Notes" in the Journal of the Irish Folk Song Society, London, O'Neill wrote that he obtained the tune from listening to a pianist play it while attending a Chicago theater.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 39. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 896, p. 167. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 143, p. 38.

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