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OFF TO THE RACES (Ag dul chuig na rásaí). Irish, Double Jig. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. See also an untitled jig (indexed as "James Gannon's (2)") in Breathnach, vol. 3, 1985; No. 10, whose first strain is the same, although the second strains differ.

Source for notated version: fiddler Patrick Spellman, 1967 (Bunanadden, Co. Sligo, Ireland) [Breathnach]; John Henry (b. 1922, Cloonlairn, Doocastle, County Sligo) [Flaherty].

Printed sources: Breathnach (CRÉ II), 1976; No. 20, p. 13. Flaherty (Trip to Sligo), 1990; p. 147 (appears as "Unknown").

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