Petticoat Loose (2)

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X:1 T:Petticoat Loose [2] M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig K:G BGG AGG | BGG AGE | DGG GFG | DGG GFG | BGG AGG |BGG AGE | D2E F2G | ADE FGA :| |: d2Bc2A | e2B CAF | DGG GFG | DGG GBc | d2Bc2A | e2B cAF | D2E F2G |ADE FGA :| |: B2Bc2c | d2B def | gfg gfg | gba gdc| B2B ABA | d2Bd2e | f2f fdg | fdg fdc:||



PETTICOAT LOOSE [2]. AKA and see “Strop the Razor (1).” Irish, Double Jig (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCC. O’Neill (1922) remarks: “’Petticoat Loose’ is an old name for a dance tune. A jig under that name in O'Neill's Dance Music of Ireland bears no resemblance to the above.”


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - piper Willie Clancy (1918-1973, Miltown Malbay, west Clare) [Mitchell]; manuscripts in the possession of Chicago Police Sergeant James O’Neill, a fiddler originally from County Down—many were from the playing of his father [O’Neill].

Printed sources : - Cranitch (Irish Fiddle Book), 1996; No. 14, p. 130. Cranitch (Irish Session Tunes: Red Book), 2000; 14. Mitchell (Dance Music of Willie Clancy), 1993; No. 76, p. 73. O’Neill (Waifs and Strays of Gaelic Melody), 1922; No. 129.

Recorded sources : - Shanachie 79065, Boys of the Lough - "Far from Home" (1986). Tara 1008, John & James Kelly - "Irish Traditional Fiddle Music" (1974).




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