Annotation:Magho Snaps (The)

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X: 1 T:Magho Snaps, The R:jig C:Mick Hoy D:Boys of the Lough: Sweet Rural Shade D:Joe McHugh & Barry Carroll: The Long Finger. D:Marcas \'O Murch\'u: \'O Bh\'eal go B\'eal Z:id:hn-jig-52 M:6/8 F: K:G ~G3 GBd|gdB GAB|cBc EFG|AFD DEF| ~G3 GBd|gdB GAB|cGE AFD|1 GAG G2D:|2 GAG G2d|| |:dBd ece|fdf gfe|dBd efg|fd^c d2d| dBd ece|fdf gfe|dcB Agf|1 gdB G2d:|2 gdB G2D|| P:"variations" |:~G3 GBd|gdB GBd|cBc EFG|AFD cBA| ~G3 GBd|gdB GBd|cAA DFA|1 AGF G2D:|2 AGF G2d|| |:~d3 ~e3|fdf gfe|~d3 efg|fd^c d2B| ~d3 ece|fdf gfe|dfa agf|1 gdB GBc:|2 gdB G2D||

MAGHO SNAPS, THE. AKA - "Macho Snaps." Irish, Jig (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by fiddler Mick Hoy of Derrygonelly, County Fermanagh, northern Ireland. Magho is a townland in Fermanagh, located on the south shore of Lower Lough Erne. The Cliffs of Magho are a feature the stretches for more than five miles nearby. The 'snaps' is the name given to a stretch of bumpy road.

Lower Lough Earne from the Cliffs of Magho. Photo by Falcon.

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Mick Hoy (Co. Fermanagh) [Miller, Treoir].

Printed sources : - Miller (Fiddler's Throne), 2004; No. 71, p. 53. Prior (Fionn Seisiún 3), 2007; p. 24. Treoir, vol. 17, No. 3, 1985.

Recorded sources : - Shanachie SH 79068, Boys of the Lough - "Sweet Rural Shade" (1988). Desi Wilkinson, Cathal Hayden, Jim McGrath - "Sounds from the North" (2012).

See also listing at :
Alan Ng's [1]
Hear the tune played on fiddle on [2]

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