Ruffle the Old Hag in the Corner

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X:1 % T:Ruffle the Old Hag in the Corner M:9/8 L:1/8 R:Slip Jig B:Roche – Collection of Traditional Irish Music vol. 2 (1912, No. 268). Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G d|:AGE DED D2e|AGF E2F G2E|AGE DED D2d|e2E E2F G2E:| |:ded dcA A2A|BcB d2e f2e|ded dcB AGF|e2E E2F G2E:|]



RUFFLE THE OLD HAG IN THE CORNER. AKA and see “Ballyvoile House,” “Old Hag in the Corner (2).” Irish, Slip Jig. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Northern Irish composer and conductor Havelock Nelson (1917-1996) fashioned a setting of the melody in his "Three Irish Diversions for piano" [1].

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Roche (Collection of Traditional Irish Music, vol. 2), 1912; No. 268, p. 28.

Recorded sources: -



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