Miss MacDonald (1)

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X:1 T:Miss McDonald's [1] M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel S:Ryan’s Mammoth Collection (1883) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G d/c/ | B/G/F/G/ A/G/F/G/ | B/d/e/f/ gf/g/ | a/A/A/B/ c/B/A/^G/ | A/B/c/d/ f/e/d/c/ | B/G/F/G/ A/G/F/G/ | B/d/e/f/ gf/g/ | a/A/A/B/ c/B/A/^G/ | A/.B/c/d/ ed/c/ || GG/D/ E/D/B,/D/ | GG/D/ B,/D/B,/D/ | GG/D/ E/G/g/f/ | .d/.G/(c/4B/4A/4G/4) .B/.A/.A/.B/ | GG/d/ E/D/B,/D/ | GG/D/ B,/D/B,/D/ | GG/D/ E/G/g/e/ | .d/.G/(c/4B/4A/4G/4) B/A/A || e/^d/e/f/ g(f/g/) | e/^d/e/f/ g/d/B/d/ | e/^d/e/f/ g(f/g/) | (3e/f/g/ (3f/g/a g/d/B/d/ | e/^d/e/f/ g(f/g/) | e/^d/e/f/ g/d/B/d/ | e/^d/e/f/ g/f/g/d/ | (3e/f/g/ (3f/g/a/ g/d/e/f/ || g(d/B/) B/A/A/B/ | (3G/G/G/ (G/e/) d/B/B/d/ | (3e/f/g/ (d/g/) B/A/A/B/ | E/G/F/A/ G/g/f/a/ | g(d/B/) B/A/A/B/ | (3G/G/G/ (G/B/) d/B/B/d/ | (3e/f/g/ (d/g/) B/A/A/B/ | E/G/F/A/ G ||



MISS MacDONALD [1] ("Ingean Uí/Ni Mic Domnall" or "Iníon Mhic Dhónaill"). AKA - "Miss McDonald's (1)." AKA and see "Spinning Wheel (2) (The)." Scottish, Irish; Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Tolman): ABCD (Cole): AABBCCD (O'Neill): AA’BBCCDD’ (Kennedy): AA'BB'CD (O'Neill/1850 & 1001): ABB’CC’D (Vallely). Directions for a dance to a tune by this name were written down in 1752 by John McGill, a dancing master in Girvan, for his students.


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Printed sources : - Cole (1000 Fiddle Tunes), 1940; p. 7. Kennedy (Traditional Dance Music of Britain and Ireland: Reels and Rants), 1997; No. 136, p. 33. O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 98. Tolman (Nelson Music Collection), 1969; p. 7. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1210, p. 228. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 486, p. 93. Ryan’s Mammoth Collection, 1883; p. 27. Vallely (Armagh Pipers Club Play 50 Reels), 1982; No. 46, p. 22.

Recorded sources : - Coleman Music Center CHC 009, fiddler Jim Rawl (Co. Leitrim) – “The Coleman Archive, vol. 2: The Home Place” (2005. Various artists). Topic 12TS422, Flying Fish 263, Boys of the Lough - “In the Tradition” (1981). Shanachie 79083, Mary Bergin - “Feadoga Stain, vol. 2” (1989).

See also listing at :
Jane Keefer’s Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [1]
Alan Ng’s Irishtune.info [2]



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