Showman's Jig (The)

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X:1 T:Showman's Jig, The M:6/8 L:1/8 S:Rice-Walsh manuscript Z:Paul Kinder K:A c/2d/2|eaa fec|dfe dcB|AAA cBA|GBB Bcd| eaa fec|dfe dcB|AAA Bcd|1cAA A2:|2cAA AGF| |:EAA cAA|eAA cAA|EAA cBA|GBB Bcd| EAA cAA|eAA cAA|DAA Bcd|1cAA AGF:|2cAA A2||



SHOWMAN'S JIG, THE. AKA and see "How Are You Kitty?," "Shanahans' Rambles," "Woodcock (1) (The)." Irish, Jig (6/8 time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA’BB’. The parts are reversed from some versions of the tune. See also "Shanahans' Rambles" for more on this tune family.


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - the Rice-Walsh manuscript, a collection of music from the repertoire of Jeremiah Breen, a blind fiddler from North Kerry, notated by his student [O’Neill].

Printed sources : - O’Neill (Waifs and Strays of Gaelic Melody), 1922; No. 161.






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