Annotation:Munster Rake (The)

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X:1 T:Munster Rake, The M:9/8 L:1/8 S:O'Farrell's Pocket Companion 1804-10 Z:Paul Kinder K:G D/2E/2|G/2A/2BG AGE EDE|G/2A/2BG AGE c2 e|dBG AGE EDE|G/2A/2BG AGE G2:|| e|dBG GAG e/2f/2ge|dBG GAG A2 e|dBG GAG e/2f/2ge|dBG AGE G2 e| dBG GAG e/2f/2ge|dBG GBG A2 e|dBG gBB AGE|G/2A/2BG AGE G2||

MUNSTER RAKE, THE. Irish, Slip Jig (9/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The slip jig is a member (perhaps 'cousin') to the tune family that includes "Drunken Gauger (1)," "Gathering of Leinster (The)," "Girls Take Care How You Marry," "Give Us a Drink of Water (2)," "Just at the height of her bloom/Just in the Height of Her Bloom," "Noggin of Cream (The)," "Old woman's consort (The)," "Pol Ruaidh," "Taim in Arrears," "Taim in Arreir dTigh an Oil," "Seanduine Coileailte (An)," "Silly Old Man (1) (The)," "Swaggering Jig (1) (The)," "Tiggit along the Room," "Welcome the Piper." The Gow family published the slip jig under the title "Sir John Scott's Favorite" in Edinburgh in 1792.

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - copied from O'Farrell's Pocket Companion (1804-10) [O'Neill].

Printed sources : - Colclough (Tutor for the Irish Union Pipes), c. 1830; p. 18 [1]. Mulvihill (1st Collection), 1986; No. 9, p. 108. O'Farrell (Pocket Companion, vol. IV), c. 1810; p. 131. O'Neill (Waifs and Strays of Gaelic Melody), 1922; No. 196.

Recorded sources : - Mad River Records 1016, Bua - "An Spealadóir" (2009).

See also listing at :
Alan Ng's [2]

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