Killavil Jig (1)

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KILLAVIL JIG [1]. AKA- "Killavel Jig," "Kilavel Jig" AKA and see "Around Killavil," "Planxty Gavin," "Port Shligigh" (Sligo Jig), "Trip to Killavil (The)." Irish, Jig. E Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Killavil is a parish in the south of County Sligo, the birthplace of the great 20th century Irish fiddler Michael Coleman. The tune is occasionally paired with "Lilting Banshee (The)" after the Castle Céilí Band and others.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - fiddler Jimmy Murphy (b. 1938, Meelick, near Swinford, County Sligo) [Flaherty]; flute player Seamus Tansey [Bulmer & Sharpley]; the Gavins of Ballina [O’Malley].

Printed sources : - Bulmer & Sharpley (Music from Ireland, vol. 3), 1976; No. 47. Flaherty (Trip to Sligo), 1990; p. 44. O'Malley (Luke O'Malley's Collection of Irish Music, vol. 1), 1976; No. 104, p. 52 (appears as "Planxty Gavin"). Vallely (Learn to Play the Fiddle with Armagh Pipers Club), 197?; No. 38, p. 35 (appears as "Kilavel Jig").

Recorded sources: -Green Linnet SIF 3018 - "Molloy/Peoples/Brady" (1978. Follows "Scotsman Over the Border"). Shanachie 78015, James Keane - "With Friends Like These" (1998. Appears as "Trip to Killavil"). Patty Furlong -"Traditional Irish Music on Button Accordion" (1999).

See also listings at:
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [2]
Hear the tune played by Larry McDonagh and Ml. Joe McDonagh at the Comhaltas Archive [3]
Hear the tune played by Fred Finn and Peter Horan at the Comhaltas Archive [4]



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