Nine Pint Coggie (3) (The)

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X:1 T:Nine Pint Coggie [3], The M:C| L:1/8 S:John Doherty R:Reel Z:Transcribed by Ted Hastings N:from The Northern Fiddler p. 72 K:A E|[C2E2A2] cA GABc|dcBA GEGB|(3AAA cA Bcdf|ecdB {d}cAAa|! (3AAA cA GABc|dcBA GEFG|AcEc ABcd|ecdB cA A:|! a|(3aaa Aa fddf|(3bbb Bb geeg|(3aaa Aa fdfa|ecdB {d}cAAa|! (3aaa Aa fddf|(3bbb Bb gefg|agae fdfa|ecdB cA [CE]||



NINE PINT COGGIE [3], THE. Irish, Reel. Ireland, County Donegal. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. The tune is similar to, and probably a version of, Scottish fiddler-composer James Scott Skinner's "Davie Work." Nigel Gatherer points out the first part is actually closer to James Fraser's "Mill Burn (1) (The)," although as a whole (and especially in the second strain) it seems derivative of Skinner's tune. Ted Hastings suggests that source Doherty, a fan of Skinner's, may have confused the tunes and titles of "Davie Work" and "Nine Pint Coggie."
John Doherty


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - fiddler John Doherty (1985-1980, County Donegal) [Feldman & O'Doherty].

Printed sources : - Feldman & O'Doherty (The Northern Fiddler), 1979; p. 72.



See also listing at :
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]



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