Honeyman's Jig

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HONEYMAN'S JIG. Scottish, Jig. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB. Composed by William C. Honeyman (1845-1919), a Scottish fiddler/violinist, contemporary of J. Scott Skinner, who wrote numerous histories and tutorials, including The Violin: How to Master It, Strathspey Players Past and Present, and The Young Violinist's Tutor and Duet Book, among others. It was his opinion the Scottish music ‘defies all rule’, as it breaks the rules of conventional harmony in its somewhat quirky construction.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Honeyman (Strathspey, Reel and Hornpipe Tutor), 1898; p. 30.

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