Miss McGuiness (1)

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MISS McGUINNESS [1] (Iníon Mhic Aonghusa). AKA and see "Dan Backus' Favorite," "Going to the Fair," "Jim Coleman's (1)," "Liverpool Jack's," "Take Your Choice," "Terence's Rambles." Irish, Reel or Hornpipe. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Breathnach): AAB (Taylor). An early version of the tune can be found as "Dan Backus' Favorite" in Ryan's Mammoth Collection (1883). Backus was a blackface minstrel.

Additional notes

Sources for notated versions: - piper Tommy Reck/Tomás Riabhach (Ireland) [Breathnach]; set dance music recorded at Na Píobairí Uilleann, late 1980’s [Taylor].

Printed sources : - Breathnach (CRÉ III), 1985; No. 178 (appears as “Gan Ainm/No title”). Taylor (Music for the Sets: Blue Book), 1995; p. 27.

Recorded sources: -3 SCONES 2008, Dermy Diamond, Tara Diamond, Dáithí Sproule - "Seanchairde/Old Friends" (2009).

See also listing at:
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]



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