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X:1 T:Jig [46] T:c.f. Wandering Minstrel, Merry Maiden, Jimmey’s New Jig M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:Stephen Grier music manuscript collection (Book 3, c. 1883, No. 78, pp. 33-34) B: N:Stephen Grier (c. 1824-1894) was a piper and fiddler from N:Newpark, Bohey, Gortletteragh, south Co. Leitrim. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D ADD AGF|ABd edB|ADD AGF|BGE E2F| ADD AGF|ABd edB|d2B AFE|FDE D3:| |:Add edd|fdd edB|Add edB|AFE E2F| Add edd|fdd edB|d2B AFE|FDE D3:|]

JIG [46]. Irish, Jig (6/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody was entered as an untitled jig in Book 3 of the c. 1883 music manuscript collection of County Leitrim piper and musician biography:Stephen Grier. Grier researchers Fr. John Quinn and Conor Ward find cognates with "Wandering Minstrel (The)," "Merry Maiden (The)," and "Jimmey's New Jig."

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