Jackson's Quandry

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X:1 T:Jackson's Quandery M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig Q:"Slowly" B:John Hall – “A Selection of Strathspeys Reels, Waltzes & Irish Jigs” (c. 1818, p. 34) B: https://digital.nls.uk/special-collections-of-printed-music/archive/104981834 N:”Printed and sold by John Hall, at his Music Room.” N:Hall (1788-1862) was a music teacher in Ayr, Scotland. His dancing master’s ‘kit’ N:(a small fiddle) used in his dancing lessons, is still preserved. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Ddorian d|A2G FED|A3 A2B|G2A c2A|B2A B^cd| A2G FED|A3 A2B|G2A c2E|DED D2:| |:d|~d3 AB^c|d2e =fed|~c3 C3|Tc2d edc| dBd cAc|BGB AFA|G2A c2E|DED D2:|]



JACKSON'S QUANDRY. Irish, Jig (6/8 time). D Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. "Jackson's Quandry" was printed in Ayrshire fiddler-composer John Hall's c. 1818 volume, along with several other jigs either with Jackson's name on the title or "by Jackson" appended next to the titles that do not mention his name. It is unknown by what authority Hall attributed these tunes to Irish gentleman piper Walker 'Piper' Jackson.


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Printed sources : - <meta charset="UTF-8">John Hall (A Selection of Strathspeys Reels, Waltzes & Irish Jigs), c. 1818; p. 34.






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