Annotation:Housekeeper's Fancy (The)

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X:1 T:Housekeeper's Fancy, The S:Francis Reynold's music manuscript collection (c. 1885, Gaigue, Ballinamuck, Co. Longford) M:9/8 L:1/8 R:Slip Jig Z:Transcribed by Conor Ward K:Emin cBA BGE E2B|cBA BAG A(cd)|cBA BGE E2B|GGG BAG B(cd):| |efe def g2d|efe edB A(Bd)|efe def g2e|dBG GAG B(cd)| efe def g2d|g2e edB ABd|eAA eAA g2e|dBG GAG B(cd)||

HOUSEKEEPER'S FANCY, THE. AKA and see "Ellen O'Halloran." Irish, Slip Jig (9/8 time). E Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. "Housekeeper's Fancy" was entered into the c. 1885 music manuscript collection of fiddler Francis Reynolds of Gaigue, Ballinamuck, County Longford. A similar version of the tune can be found in Book 3 (No. 245) of the large c. 1883 music manuscript collection of County Leitrim fiddler and piper biography:Stephen Grier under the title "Ellen O'Halloran."

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