Pipe on the Hob (2)

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PIPE ON THE HOB [2] (An Píopa ar an mBaic). AKA and see “Lonely Lad (The),” “Paddy Canny's Jig (2)," "Portroe Jig (The).” Irish, Double Jig. D Major (McNulty): D Mixolydian/Major (most versions). Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB (Breathnach, Laufman): AABB’ (Harker/Rafferty, Mallinson, McNulty, Mulvihill). No musical relation to "Pipe on the Hob (1)."

Source for notated version: piper Michael Brophy/Michael Ó Broithe (Ireland) [Breathnach]; New Jersey flute player Mike Rafferty, born in Ballinakill, Co. Galway, in 1926 [Harker].

Printed sources: Breathnach (CRÉ I), 1963; No. 40, p. 17. Cotter (Traditional Irish Tin Whistle Tutor), 1989; 58. Harker (300 Tunes from Mike Rafferty), 2005; No. 234, p. 72. Laufman (OK Ladies and Gentlemen,), 1973; p. 31. Mallinson (100 Enduring), 1995; No. 46, p. 20. McNulty (Dance Music of Ireland), 1965; p. 20. Mulvihill (1st Collection), 1986; No. 14, p. 67 (learned from a recording of New York fiddler Andy McGann and accordion player Joe Burke). O’Malley (Luke O’Malley’s Collection of Irish Music, vol. 1), 1976; No. 93, p. 47.

Recorded sources:

See also listings at:
Jane Keefer’s Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [1]
Alan Ng’s Irishtune.info [2]
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings Index [3]
Hear Stephen Moloney and Tommy Whelen play the tune at the Comhaltas Archive [4]
Hear fiddlers Paddy Canny and P.J. Hayes play the tune at the Comhaltas Archive [5]
Hear concertina player Packie Russell play the tune at the Comhaltas Archive [6]

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