Kitten (The)

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KITTEN, THE. AKA and see "Kid on the Mountain (3)," "Mad Moll," "Ride a Mile," "Yellow Stockings." Irish, Slip Jig. E Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCDD. Some see relationships to "Humors of Whiskey (2) (The)." Peter Kennedy printed the tune as "Kid on the Mountain" but it is not the tune that usually goes by that name, and is note-for-note O'Farrell's "The Kitten."

Source for notated version: copied from O'Farrell's Pocket Companion (1804-10) [O'Neill].

Printed sources: Kennedy (Fiddler's Tune Book: Slip Jigs and Waltzes), 1999; No. 37, p. 9 (appears as "Kid on the Mountain). Mulvihill (1st Collection), 1986; No. 6, p. 108. O'Farrell (Pocket Companion, vol. 1); c. 1805; p. 76. O'Neill (Waifs and Strays of Gaelic Melody), 1922; No. 186.

Recorded sources:

See also listing at:
Alan Ng's [1]

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