Slip Jig (5)

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X:1 T:Slip Jig [5] (untitled) O:Shetland M:9/8 L:1/8 B:Old-Lore Miscellany, vol. V (1912, p. 81) N:The tune is from a manuscript collection [given A.W. Johnston] by N:"the late" Mrs. Balfour, which had been in the possession of her N:husband, the late Colonel David Balfour of Balfour and Trenaby. N:The Ms. also contains "Day Dawn" and "Foula Reel"..." N:Cecil Sharp thought the 2nd strain was reminiscent of the corresponding N:strain of "Rakes of Mallow" (AKA "Sandy's lent the man his mill"), N:allowing for the change in time. Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A e3 e2c e2c|e3 e2c B2A|e3 e2c efg| a2f edc B2A::a2f edc efg|a2f edc B2A| a2f edc efg|a2f edc B2A:|]



SLIP JIG [5]. Scotland, Slip Jig (9/8 time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune is from a manuscript collection [given A.W. Johnston] by "the late" Mrs. Balfour, which had been in the possession of her husband, "the late" Colonel David Balfour of Balfour and Trenaby. The Ms. also contains "Day Dawn" and "Foula Reel"..."Cecil Sharp thought the 2nd strain was reminiscent of the corresponding strain of "Rakes of Mallow" (AKA "Sandy's lent the man his mill"), allowing for the change in time. The first strain is shared with the Irish slip jig "Silken Article (The)."

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Printed sources : - A.W. Johnson (Old-Lore Miscellany, vol. V), 1912; p. 81.

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