Annotation:Miss Walsh's Fancy

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X:1 T:Miss Walsh’s Fancy S:O’Neill, Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems, 1907, no. 328 Z:François-Emmanuel de Wasseige M:6/8 L:1/8 K:Amaj EAA cAA|eAA cAA|EAA cAA|GAB BGE| EAA cAA|eAA cAA|aga ecA|BAA A3:| |:aga ecA|cAc efg|aga ecA|BAF Ace| aga ecA|cAc efg|aga ecA|BAA A3:| |:EAA cee|dff cee|EAA cee|BAF AFE| EAA cee|dff cee|aga ecA|BAA A3:|]

MISS WALSH'S FANCY (Roga Ingean Uí Breatnaig). AKA and see “Irish Lilt (2) (An),” "Kane's Jig," “Paddy O'Brien's Jig (2).” AKA – “Miss Walsh.” Irish, Double Jig (6/8 time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCC. The tune appears as “An Irish Lilt” in Kerr’s Merry Melodies vol. 2 (c. 1880's, p. 27), and even earlier in New York publisher Edward Riley's Flute Melodies vol. 1 (1814, p. 11).

Additional notes

Printed sources : - O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 328, p. 69.

Recorded sources : - Celtic Crossings OWR-0046, Paddy Canny, Peter O’Loughlin, Gearóid Ó’hAllmhuráin, Micheal O’hAlmhain – “Tradition Music from Clare and Beyond” (1996). Claddagh CCF36CD, Maeve Donnelly & Peadar O’Loughlin – “The Thing Itself.” Green Linnet SIF1014, Tim Lyons – “Easter Snow” (1978). Shanachie 34016, Joe Burke, Andy McGann & Felix Dolan – “The Funny Reel” (1979).

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

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