Jack's the Lad (1)

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JACK'S THE LAD [1] ('Se Sean/Seagan an Buacaill). AKA and see "College Hornpipe (The)," "Lancashire Hornpipe (1)," "McNeile's Hornpipe," "Sailor's Hornpipe (1)." Irish, English; Hornpipe. B Flat Major (Baty): D Major (O'Connor, O'Neill). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. "Jack's the Lad" was entered into the mid-19th century music manuscript collection formerly owned by Northumbrian musician John Batty (p. 31). The hornpipe was also entered into Book 2 of County Leitrim fiddler and piper Stephen Grier's c. 1883 music manuscript collection, and in the c. 1909 music manuscript in the possession of curate and fiddler Rev. Luke Donnellan, Oriel region, south Ulster (with the alternate title "New College Hornpipe"). The title appears in a list of tunes in his repertoire brought by Philip Goodman, the last professional and traditional piper in Farney, Louth, to the Feis Ceoil in Belfast in 1898 (Breathnach, 1997).


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Rev. Luke Donnellan music manuscript [O'Connor].

Printed sources : - O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1737, p. 323. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 915, p. 157. O'Connor (The Rose in the Gap), 2018; No. 12, p. 123.






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