Lonesome Jig (1) (The)

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X:1 T:Lonesome Jig [1] M:12/8 L:1/8 R:Slide Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D F2E EDE F2D DED|F2E EFA d2e fdA| F2E EDE F2D DED|F2E EFA B3 d3:| |:AB/c/d e2f d2c B3|ABd e2 f dAF B3| ABd ede fdB BAF|AFE EFA B3 d3:|]



LONESOME JIG [1], THE. AKA and see "Rolling Wave (1) (The)/Rolling Waves (1)." Irish, Slide (12/8 time). Ireland, Sliabh Luachra region of the Cork-Kerry border. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB'. The first part is almost identical to Joyce's jig "Humors of Glenflesk (The)," a town not far from source O'Leary's home. See also the cognate "Old Woman's Purse of Money (2) (The)." Compare also with the "Maguire's Kick" family of jigs.


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Bill the Weaver (Bill Murphy, father of fiddler Denis Murphy) via accordion player Johnny O'Leary (Sliabh Luachra region) [Moylan].

Printed sources : - Ceol, vol. 5, No. 1. Moylan (Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra), 1994; No. 122, p. 71.

Recorded sources : - Gael-Linn CEF132, Johnny O'Leary - "An Calmfhear/The Trooper" (1989. Appears as "Bill the Weaver").




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