Annotation:Night of the Fun (2) (The)

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X:1 T:Night of Fun [2], The M:9/8 L:1/8 R:Slip Jig S:Ryan's Mammoth Collection (1883) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Emin G2B E2B BAG | F2A D2F AGF | G2B E2B BAG | BdB AGF E2z | G2B E2B BAG | F2A D2F AGF | G2B E2B BAG | BdB AGF E2z :| |: e2f g2a baf | f2d d2f afd | e2f g2a baf | f2d afd e2B | e2f g2a baf | f2d d2f afd | g2e f2d e2c | d2B AGF Ezz :|

NIGHT OF THE FUN [2], THE. AKA and see "Cailín Lasa Sal Roc," "Dublin Boys (The)," "Dublin Boy's Jig," "Dublin Streets," "Fig for a Kiss (1) (A)," "Gaire na mBan," "Gliogar an Mheadair," "Gurgling of the Churn (The)," "Humors of Bottle Hill," "Milk the Churn," "Night of Fun (The)," "Old Dutch Churn (The)," "Splashing of the Churn (2)," "Two in a Gig." Irish, Air (9/8 time). E Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Joyce categorizes the melody he prints as a "song tune", although it is a more distanced, perhaps ill-formed, variant of the "Fig for a Kiss (1) (A)" family of tunes. Ryan (1883) prints the tune under the title "Night of Fun," and Paul de Grae points out the tunes are in fact a combination of the first strain of "Fig for a Kiss (1) (A)" with the second strain of "Dublin Streets."

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Cole (1000 Fiddle Tunes), 1940; p. 64. Joyce (Old Irish Folk Music and Songs), 1909; No. 700, pp. 350-351. Kennedy (Fiddler's Tune-Book: Slip Jigs and Waltzes), 1999; No. 52, p. 12. Ryan's Mammoth Collection, 1883; p. 93.

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