Rosie Finn's Favourite

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ROSIE FINN’S FAVOURITE. Irish, Quadrille or Single Jig (12/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. See also the cognate single jig “Biddy the Darling." Bronx fiddler Martin Mulvihill issued it on his 1986 album "Humors of Glin" under the title "Martin Wynne's," perhaps a miss-hearing of "Rosie Finn's." However, the tune began in the early 19th century as an English country dance tune called "Sadler's Balloon", in 6/8 time.

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Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Bulmer & Sharpley (Music from Ireland, vol. 4); No. 86 (untitled). Miller (Fiddler’s Throne), 2004; No. 93, p. 65.

Recorded sources: - Green Linnet SIF 3005, Bothy Band - "Old Hag You Have Killed Me" (1981. A reissue of the 1976 Mulligan LP). Green Linnet SIF 3016, Bothy Band – “After Hours.” Green Linnet SIF 3111, Bothy Band – “Live at the BBC, ’76, ‘78.” Global Village C 502, Martin Mulvihill - "The Humors of Glin" (1986. Appears as "Martin Wynne's").



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