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X:1 T:Off to the Hunt M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:Levey - Dance Music of Ireland, 2nd Collection (1873) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Amin E | A2E Acd | ede A>BA | G2D G>Bc | d>cd G2A | A2E ABc | e2^f gfg | edc Bcd | e2A A2 :| |: a | a^ga A2a | a^ga A2=g | g^fg G2g | g^fg G2B | c2c d2d | e2^f gfg | edc Bcd | e2A A2 :|]

OFF TO THE HUNT (Ag imteacd go di an seilg). Irish, Double Jig (6/8 time). A Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A variant of the "Bung Your Eye" tune group (that includes the "Antrim Lasses (The)," "As I was Kissed Yestreen," "Brisk Young Lad's (The)," "Jolly Old Man (The)," "Kissed Yestreen," "Yesterday's Kisses," etc.).

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Levey (Dance Music of Ireland, 2nd Collection), 1873; No. 32, p. 13 (appears as untitled jig). O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 72. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 712, p. 133. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 14, p. 19. Charles Villiers Stanford (Complete Collection of Petrie's Irish Music), 1905; No. 952, p. 242 & No. 955, p. 243 (both appear as "A Leitrim Jig").

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