Sergeant Cahill's Favorite
X:1 T:Sergt. Cahill’s Favorite T:Sergeant Cahill’s Favorite B:O'Neill's Music of Ireland. 1850 Melodies, 1903, p. 155, no. 834 Z:François-Emmanuel de Wasseige M:6/8 L:1/8 K:G D2E G2A|B2d dBG|B2c A2B|G2A BGE| D2E G2A|B2d dBG|B3 A2B|(G3 G2)z:| |:g2d e2d|g2d e2d|B3 A2B|G2A BGE| D2E G2A|B2d dBG|B3 A2B|(G3 G2)z:|
SERGEANT CAHILL'S FAVORITE (Roga Maor Uí Catail). Irish, Single Jig. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Francis O'Neill set the tune in 6/8 as a single jig, however, there are slide (12/8 time) versions of the tune played in Sliabh Luachra (Munster). He obtained the tune from Chicago Police Sergeant James Cahill, an uilleann piper originally from County Kildare. Cahill was also a master wood-turner and pipe- and reed-maker (see note for "Cahill's Workshop."