Annotation:Killavil Jig (2)

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X:1 T:Killavil Jig [2] M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig K:D DFF AFF|BFF AFE|DFF AFF|EDE GFE| DFF AFF|BFF AFA|dcd ege|fdc d2A:|| Add fdd|add fdd|Ace gfe|Ace gfe| Add fdd|add fdd|gfe dcB|E2F GFE| Add fdd|add fdd|Ace gfe|Ace gfe| ~f3 gfg|agf g2e|fdB AGF|E2F GFE||

KILLAVIL JIG [2]. AKA and see "Limerick Roses," "Master Crowley's Favorite," "Pathway to the Well." Irish, Jig (6/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. The title "Master Crowley's Favorite" comes from the first recording of the tune, by fiddler Hugh Gillespie on a 78 RPM disc. Philippe Varlet also finds a version by Sligo fiddler Michael Coleman, recorded on a hard-to-find World Broadcast record made in 1944, the second tune in a medley entitled "James O'Beirne's" (a reference to fellow-New York fiddler James "Lad" O'Beirne). A few years later Paddy Killoran recorded the melody under the title "Limerick Roses." Leitrim fiddler Seamus Horan played the tune with Packie Duignan on their Topic LP, but not having a name simply called it "Your Jig." Given all the above, Varlet concludes the connection of the tune with Sligo region fiddlers is strong.

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - fiddler Johnny Henry (b. 1922, Cloonlairn, Doocastle, County Sligo) [Flaherty].

Printed sources : - Flaherty (Trip to Sligo), 1990; p. 146.

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