Pet of the Pipers

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X:1 T:Pet of the Pipers M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig K:A E | A3 cBA | ecA aec|A3 cBA | GFE dcB | A3 cBA | ecA aec | fga ecA | dBG A2 :| |: e | aga fga | fba gfe | aga fga | bag a2 (3e/f/g/ | agf edc | ged cBA | fga ecA | dBG A2 :|

PET OF THE PIPERS. AKA and see "Dougherty's Fancy," "Doherty's Fancy," “Humors of Ballinafad (2) (The),” “Kip's Jig.” Irish, English; Jig. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The alternate title “Doherty's Fancy” appears to be unique to Francis O’Neill’s 1915 collection. Fiddler Paddy Killoran recorded the tune in the 78 RPM era in New York under the title "Humors of Ballinafad (2) (The)," while Hugh Gillespie recorded it (also in New York) as "Kip's Jig" (Kippeen Scanlon's).

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Giblin (Collection of Traditional Irish Dance Music), 1928; 77. Kennedy (Fiddler’s Tune Book, vol. 2), 1954; p. 34. Kerr (Merry Melodies, vol. 1), c. 1880’s; No. 5, p. 36. McDermott (Allan's Irish Fiddler), c. 1920's, No. 18, p. 5. Mulvihill (1st Collection), 1986; No. 18, p. 122. O'Neill (O'Neill's Irish Music), 1915; No. 166 (appears as "Doherty's Fancy"). Raven (English Country Dance Tunes), 1984; p. 102.

Recorded sources : - New Republic 2302 (78 RPM), Barney Conlon (c. 1921. Appears as 2nd tune of "Peter Touhey's Favorite").

See also listing at :
Alan Ng's [1]

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