Mrs. Martin’s Favourite

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MRS. MARTIN'S FAVOURITE. Irish, Jig. E Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. O’Neill (Irish Folk Music) identifies this tune as Jolly Corkonian” (see also “Hills of Glenorchy (1),” “House of Clonelphin (The),” “Pat Burke’s”).

Source for notated version: "...copied from (a) very old well written manuscript lent to me in 1873 by Mr. J. O'Sullivan, of Bruff, Co. Limerick" (Joyce).

Printed sources: Joyce (Old Irish Folk Music and Song), 1909; No. 241, p. 117.

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