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MARKET TOWN, THE ("An Baile-Margad" or "Baile an Margaid"). AKA and see "Peter Baillie's Wife." Irish, Double Jig. A Major (O'Neill): G Major (Miller). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB (Miller): AABB' (O'Neill/Krassen & 1850): AAB (O'Neill/1915). See also the American melody "Booth Shot Lincoln (1)" for a breakdown setting of this tune.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Miller (Fiddler's Throne), 2004; No. 74, p. 55. O'Neill (O'Neill's Irish Music), 1915; No. 154, p. 87. O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 46. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 958, p. 178. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 181, p. 44. Songer (Portland Collection, vol. 2), 2005; p. 126.

Recorded sources: Green Linnet SIF 1041, Kevin Burke - "Portland" (1982). Green Linnet SIF 1101, Kevin Burke - "Playing with Fire: the Celtic Fiddle Collection" (1989).

See also listing at:
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings Index [2]
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [3]




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