Irish Dragoon (3)

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X:1 T:Irish Dragoon Jig T:Irish Dragoon [3] M:6/8 L:1/8 C:J.W. Raymond R:Jig B:Elias Howe – Musician’s Omnibus Nos. 6 & 7 (Boston, 1880-1882, p. 634) B: http://ks4.imslp.net/files/imglnks/usimg/c/c7/IMSLP601433-PMLP562790-ONeill_Rare_Medium_M40_M8_v6.7_text.pdf Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G B|dge dBG|AGA BGE|DEF GAB|Ad^c d2=c| Bge dBG|AGA BGE|DEF GAB|AEF G2:| |:g|fde cag|fAB cde|def gdB|AGA B2g| fde cag|fAB cde|def gdB|AGA G2:|]



IRISH DRAGOON [3].AKA - "Irish Dragoon Jig." American, Jig (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Boston music publisher Elias Howe credits the composition of "Irish Dragoon Jig" to "J.W. Raymond". He is perhaps the J.W. Raymond who ran dancing academies in Portland, Maine, in the latter half of the 19th century, and whose name appears in local papers fairly regularly.


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Printed sources : - Elias Howe (Musician’s Omnibus Nos. 6 & 7), Boston, 1880-1882; p. 634.






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