Maids of Glenroe (The)

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X:1 T:Maids of Glenroe, The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:Roche - Collection of Traditional Irish Music vol. 1 (1912, No. 83) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G A|:GED EDE|GAB c2-d|edc BcA|BGE E2-A| GED EDE|GAB c2-d|edc BcA|BGG G2-A:| |:gdd edd|gdB c2-d|edc BcA|BGE E2-g| gdd edd|gdB c2-d|edc BcA|BGG G3:|]



MAIDS OF GLENROE, THE. AKA and see "Arthur McBride (1)," "Black Stripper (The)," "Blackthorn Stick (5) (The)," "Castle Street Jig," "Christmas Jig," "Kilkenny Jig (The)," "Maid at the Well," "Maide Draighin (An)," "Milkmaid (2) (The)," "Silver Tip (2) (The)." Irish, Double Jig. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB (Roche): AABB' (Mulvihill). A jig with a variety of titles. "The Maids of Glenroe" is the name of the tune in Frank Roche's 1912 collection, while Francis O'Neill called it "Maid at the Well" and also "Milkmaid (2) (The)." 19th century County Cork cleric and uilleann piper James Goodman included it in his manuscript collection as "Black Stripper (The)" and "Kilkenny Jig (The)." Brendan Breathnach notes that John Potts called it "Blackthorn Stick (5) (The)."

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - "learned from my mother" [Mulvihill].

Printed sources : - Mulvihill (1st Collection), 1986; No. 3, p. 65. Roche (Collection of Traditional Irish Music, vol. 1), 1912; No. 83, p. 38.

Recorded sources: -

See also listing at:
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]
See/hear Gerry O'Connor teaching the tune in 2010 on youtube.com [2]



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