Irish Hop (Jig) (2)

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X:1 T:Irish Hop [2], The M:9/8 L:1/8 R:Slip Jig B:John Hall – “A Selection of Strathspeys Reels, Waltzes & Irish Jigs” (c. 1818, p. 19) B: N:”Printed and sold by John Hall, at his Music Room.” N:Hall (1788-1862) was a music teacher in Ayr, Scotland. His dancing master’s ‘kit’ N:(a small fiddle) used in his dancing lessons, is still preserved. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:C c2c c2e gec|a2g f2e dBG|c2c c2e gec|G2G GAB c3:| |:e3 c2d edc|~f3 d2e fed|e3 c2d edc|g2G GAB c3:|]

IRISH HOP (JIG) (2). AKA and see "Devil’s Hop (The)." Irish, Slip Jig (9/8 time). C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune was earlier published in Preston's Twenty-Four Country Dances for 1804 under the title "Devil’s Hop (The)."

Additional notes

Printed sources : - John Hall (A Selection of Strathspeys Reels, Waltzes & Irish Jigs), c. 1818; p. 19.

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