Hinchy's Delight

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HINCHY'S DELIGHT (Aoibneasa Ui h-Aengusa). AKA - "Taigleacd Iansiag." AKA and see "Henchey's Delight." Irish, Double Jig. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB (O'Neill/Krassen, 1850): AABBCC (O'Neill/1001 Gems). See also "Hinchy's Fancy." The melody was recorded in 1937 by the Aughrim Slopes Ceilidhe Band as "Henchy's Delight".

Source for notated version: New York fiddler Tom Hinchy, originally from County Clare, by way of the whistling of Daniel Rogers, a native of East Clare living in Chicago, who had learned it from Hinchy--the title is O'Neill's [O'Neill]; New Jersey flute player Mike Rafferty, born in Ballinakill, Co. Galway, in 1926 [Harker].

Printed sources: Harker (300 Tunes from Mike Rafferty), 2005; No. 186, p. 58. Mitchell (The Dance Music of Willie Clancy), No. 104. O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 57. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1032, p. 193. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 215, p. 50. Taylor (Crossroads Dance), 1992; No. 39, p. 28. Treoir, vol. 32, No. 2.

Recorded sources: Shaskeen - "The Mouse Behind the Dresser."

See also listings at:
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [1]
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [2]
Comhaltas Archive [3]
thesession.org [4]

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