Annotation:Irish Hop Jig (1)

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X:1 T:Irish Hop Jig [1] M:9/8 L:1/8 B: Joyce - Old Irish Folk Music and Songs (1909, No. 840) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D DA,D D2E F2F|DFD DFD EGE|DA,D D2E F2A|AGF EDC E/F/GE:| |:A>BA G>AG F2F|D>FA/F/ D>FA/F/ EGE|A>BA G>AG F2A|AGF EDC E/F/GE:| |:dAd d2e f3|dfa agf e/f/ge|dBd d2e f2a|agf edc e/f/ge:| |:A>BA G>AG F2F|D>FA/F/ D>FA/F/ EGE|A>BA G>AG F2A|AGF EDC E/F/G/E/:| |:!fermata!d Ad dAG F2F|D>FA/F/ D>FA/F/ EGE|{F}d2A dAG F2A|AGF EDC E/F/GE:|]

IRISH HOP JIG [1]. Irish, Hop or Slip Jig (9/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCCDDEE. Joyce obtained the tune from the collection of County Cork lawyer John Edward Pigot [1] (1822-1871). The tune is a version of "Long Room of Scarborough (The)," an English country dance tune published in London in 1748. Compare also with "Tea in the Morning."

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - The tune was collected by Pigot "from Miss Griffin of Foynes on the Shannon in Limerick, who was evidently a lady of great musical taste with an intimate knowledge of Irish airs" [Joyce].

Printed sources : - Joyce (Old Irish Folk Music and Songs), 1909; No. 840.

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