Ingonish Jig

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INGONISH JIG. Canadian, Double Jig. Canada, Cape Breton. E Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed perhaps by Cape Breton fisherman and fiddler Mike MacDougall (d. 1980), of Ingonish Beach, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. Dunlay & Greenberg say MacDougall may have composed it, or it may be Irish in origin.

Source for notated version: Mike MacDougall (Cape Breton) [Dunlay & Reich]; Jerry Holland (learned from Mike MacDougall) [Dunlay & Greenberg].

Printed sources: Dunlay & Greenberg (Traditional Celtic Violin Music from Cape Breton), 1996; p. 114. Dunlay & Reich (Traditional Celtic Fiddle Music from Cape Breton), 1986; p. 75.

Recorded sources: Boot BOS 7231, Jerry Holland - "Master Cape Breton Fiddler" (1982). PLP4-1012, Joe Cormier- "The Cheticamp Connection" (1983. Appears in "Jig Medley in D"). Cape Breton's Magazine Tape, Mike MacDougall- "Mike MacDougall's Tape For Fr. Hector." Green Linnett GLCD 1137, Altan - "Island Angel" (1993. Learned by Ciaran Tourish from the playing of Cape Breton/Massachusetts fiddler Jerry Holland.) Wild Asparagus WA 003, Wild Asparagus - "Tone Roads" (1990).

See also listing at:
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings Index [1]

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