Irish Wedding (1) (The)

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X:1 T:Irish Wedding [1], The; a Favourite Dance M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig N:No composer attribution B:John Pringle – A Collection of Reels, Strathspeys & Jigs (1801, p. 14) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:C (3G/A/B/|c2G GEG|A2G GAB|c2c d2d|e2c cde| f2f e2e|d2d BGB|cBA EFG|A2G G2:|| (e/f/)|g2g e2e|g2g e2e|ggg eee|f2d def| g2e f2d|e2c d2B|cBA EFG|A2G G2e/f/| gc'g ece|gc'g ece|gc'g ece|f2d def| g2e f2d|e2c d2B|c2A GEG|A2c c2||



IRISH WEDDING [1], THE. Scottish (?), Jig (6/8 time). C Major (Gow): A Major (O'Flannagan). Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Perhaps the tune began as a song air, however, John Pringle described it as a "favourite dance" in his 1801 collection.


Additional notes



Printed sources : - Carlin (The Gow Collection), 1986; No. 399. Gow (Complete Repository, Part 3), 1806; pp. 20-21. Two New Strathspeys and a Reel, composed by M. Keith, Glasgow, c. 1860, p. 2. O'Flannagan (The Hibernia Collection), 1860; p. 3. Pringle (A Collection of Reels, Strathspeys & Jigs), 1801; p. 14.






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