Annotation:Leitrim Fancy (2) (The)

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LEITRIM FANCY [2], THE. AKA - "Leitrim Jig (2) (The)," "Lonesome Jig (3)." AKA and see "Daleystown Hunt (The)." Irish, Double Jig. Ireland, County Sligo. E Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune was popularized in modern times (1977) by the Bothy Band, although the title is more commonly applied to a hornpipe. The alternate title, "Daleystown Hunt (The)," is the name under which the tune was recorded by Joe Burke, while the "Lonesome Jig (3)" title comes from Danny O'Donnell's recording.

Source for notated version: piper Michael Brophy/Michael Ó Broithe (Dublin, Ireland) [Breathnach]; flute player Sonny McDonagh (b. 1926, Rinnarogue, Bunninadden, County Sligo) [Flaherty].

Printed sources: Breathnach (CRÉ I), 1963; No. 48, p. 20. Flaherty (Trip to Sligo), 1990; p. 124. Jordan (Whistle and Sing), 1975; 24. Tubridy (Irish Traditional Music, Book Two), 1999; p. 32 (appears as "The Leitrim Double Jig").

Recorded sources: Green Linnet SIF 3013, The Bothy Band - "Out of the Wind into the Sun" (1977. First tune in set "Rip the Calico"). Hemisphere 7243 8 31216 25, The Bothy Band - "Celtic Graces" (1994). Tara CD 4011, Frankie Gavin - "Fierce Traditional."

See also listing at:
Alan Ng's [1]
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [2]

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