Pausteen Fawn (The)

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X:1 T:Pausteen Fawn, The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:Ryan’s Mammoth Collection (1883) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K: D A | dec dcd | efg f2d | ecA GFG | ABc A2G | Adc dcd | efg fed | ecA GFE | DFA d2 :| |: E | FAB cAA | BGG cAG | FAB cBc | Adc d2D | FAB cBc | Ade fed | ecA GFE | FDD D2 :|



PAUSTEEN FAWN, THE. Irish, Jig (6/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The title is a corruption of the Irish Gaelic “An Páistín Fionn” (The Fairhaired Boy/Child). The melody is played as a song air and a hornpipe, as well as a jig . New York City researcher, writer and musician Don Meade says the jig version is nowadays often called “Statia Donnelly's.”


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Printed sources : - Cole (1000 Fiddle Tunes), 1940; p. 68. Ryan’s Mammoth Collection, 1883; p. 99.






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