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RAYMOND'S FROLIC. AKA and see "Miss Elphinstone's Fancy," "Robbin Powers Fancy." Irish, Jig (6/8 time). A Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Peter Kennedy's "Raymond's Frolic" is identical to Richard Fitzmaurice's "Miss Elphinstone's Fancy," published in 1807. About a year prior uilleann piper O'Farrell had published the jig in England in his Pocket Companion for the Union Pipes, vol. 2 as "Robbin Powers Fancy."
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Kennedy (Traditional Dance Music of Britain and Ireland: Jigs & Quicksteps, Trips & Humours), 1997; No.161, p. 39.