Housemaid (2) (The)

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X:1 T:Housemaid [2], The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:Stanford/Petrie - Complete Collection, No. 957 (1905) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G g|gdB B{c/B/}AB|gdB B2g|gdB B{c/B/}AB|dBA TA2g| gdB B{c/B/}AB|gdB TB2g|f2d e2B|dBA A2|| a|afd {e}dcd|afd {e}dcd|afd {e}dcd|dBA {B}A^GA| afd {e}dcd|afd {e}dcd|f2d e2B|dBA {B}A^GA||



HOUSEMAID [2], THE. AKA and see "Bonny Wee Thing (2) (The)," "Jackson's Jig (6)," "Jackson's Stranger (1)," "Larry the Beer Drinker." Irish, Jig (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. A different tune than "Housemaid (1) (The)." See also Aird's "Miss Murray’s Jig," perhaps a precursor tune. The jig was printed in O'Farrell's Pocket Companion (vol. 3, c. 1808) as "Jackson's Jig (6)."


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Printed sources : - Stanford/Petrie (Complete Collection), 1905; No. 957, p. 244.






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