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X:1 T:Mr. Shaw's Jig M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Contra Dance B:Elias Howe – Musician’s Omnibus Nos. 6 & 7 (Boston, 1880-1882, p. 602) B: http://ks4.imslp.net/files/imglnks/usimg/c/c7/IMSLP601433-PMLP562790-ONeill_Rare_Medium_M40_M8_v6.7_text.pdf Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G D|G2G d2d|(efg) Tf3{ef}|g2g c2e|dBG FED| G2G d2d|(efg) f3{ef}|g2g c2e|(dBd) G2:| |:g/a/|b2b gab|a2a def|g2g efg|f2f Bcd| e2g d2g|c2a B2g|ABc DEF|(G3 G2):|



MR. SHAW'S JIG. AKA and see "Shane's Fancy." American, Jig (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune was published more than seventy years after Elias Howe's c. 1880 publication by Northumbrian musicians Alan Hall and W.J. Stafford in their Charlton Memorial Tune Book (1956). It appears under the title "Shane's Fancy," but their source for the melody is unknown. The provenance of the tune remains unknown.


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Printed sources : - Elias Howe (Musician’s Omnibus Nos. 6 & 7), Boston, 1880-1882; p. 602.






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