Magowan's Jig

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X:1 T:Magowan's Jig M:9/8 L:1/8 R:Slip Jig S:O'Neill - Music of Ireland (1903), No. 1168 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:C c>AG GEC DEG | c>AG GEC D2E | c>AG GEC DEG | cAc GEG A2c :| c>eg gea gec | c>eg gec d2e | c>eg gea gec | cBA GEC E2G | c>eg gea gec | ceg gea e2g | agf gfe dcB | cAc GEG A2c ||



MAGOWAN'S JIG (Port Mic-Gabain). AKA and see "Teetotal." Irish, Slip Jig (9/8 time). C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. The melody was printed as "Teetotal" in William Bradbury Ryan's Ryan's Mammoth Collection (Boston, 1883). There is no source for the tune mentioned in O'Neil's Music of Ireland (1903), but presumably, Francis O'Neill was well aware of the earlier printing and changed a title he disliked and/or in order to secure an Irish provenance for it.


Additional notes



Printed sources : - O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 87. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1168, p. 220.






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