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IS THE BIG MAN WITHIN? (bFuil an fear mór istig?). AKA and see "Far Mor (The)," "Fear Mór (An)," "How are you now my maid?" "Merry Tailor (The)." Irish, Set Dance - Slip and Double Jigs ('A' part in 9/8 time, 'B' part in 6/8 time). A Major (Williamson): D Major (O'Neill). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A rhythm change from 6/8 to 9/8, points out Paul de Grae, is unusual in Irish music found in one other tune, "Paddy the Piper (3)."

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 965, p. 166. Williamson (English, Welsh, Scottish and Irish Fiddle Tunes), 1976; p. 73 (with two variations).

Recorded sources: Capelhouse Records, James Kelly - "Traditional Irish Music" (1996).

See also listing at:
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]




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