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MOLONIES GIG. Scottish, Jig. C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCCDD. As "Molowny's Jigg" the tune was entered into the 1787 music copybook of English musician John Shepherd (pp. 46-47), while dance figures (only) for "Moloney's Jigg" appear in The English Archer (1800), a volume of country dances issued by Baltimore, Md., publishers Bonsal & Niles.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: McGlashan (Collection of Scots Measures), c. 1780; p. 38.

Recorded sources:




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