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MILKMAID [5], THE. Irish, Jig (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A version of "Maid at the Well." See also the related "Blackthorn Stick (5) (The)" and "Black Stripper (The)."

Source for notated version: the Rice-Walsh manuscript, a collection of music from the repertoire of Jeremiah Breen, a blind fiddler from North Kerry notated by his student [O'Neill]. Breen's hey-day was in the mid-19th century.

Printed sources: Abeyta et al (Drawing from the Well), 2010; p. 15. O'Neill (Waifs and Strays of Gaelic Melody), 1922; No. 137.

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