Irish Merry Making

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X: 1 T:Irish Merry Making WES.005 M:9/8 L:1/8 R:Country Dance Q:3/8=120 B:T.Westrop's 120 Country Dances, 1860's Z:VMP-R.Greig 2010 K:D d2d ded cBA|d2d def gfe|d2d ded cBA|BcB Bcd (ec).A:|! |:fag fed cBA|fag fed cde|fag fed cBA|BcB Bcd ecA:|]

IRISH MERRY MAKING. AKA and see "Astrope Wells the New Way," "Billy O’Rourke," "Merry Making (2)," "Why did You Promise to Marry?" English, Irish; Slip Jig (9/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. See also the Welsh variant "Taflwn Yr Hosan."

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Printed sources : - Raven (English Country Dance Tunes), 1984; p. 130. T. Westrop (T. Westrop's120 Country Dances, Jigs, Reels, Hornpipes &c,), c. 1860's; No. 5.

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