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OVER THE WATER . Irish, Double Jig. G Major/Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Attributed by George Petrie (1855) to Walker 'Piper' Jackson, a famous 18th century Limerick musician. Ferrar's History of Limerick to the year 1787 (published by A Watson & Co., Limerick, 1787) gives that "Walker Jackson is a native of the County of Limerick and a good musician, who has composed a number of excellent pieces of music, which are much admired for their harmony and expression. The most favoured of Mr. Jackson's compositions are: Jackson's Morning Brush: The Turret: The Humours of Castle Jackson: Jackson's Ramble: Roving Blade and the Cream of the Jest."
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Printed sources: Stanford/Petrie (Complete Collection), 1905; No. 798, p. 199.