Annotation:Sport of the Chase (The)

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X:1 T:Sport of the Chase, The R:slip jig Z:Also in A, #42 Z:id:hn-slipjig-41 Z:transcribed by M:9/8 L:1/8 K:G G2G B2G BdB|G2G B2G BdB|C2C E2C EGE|D2D F2D FAF:| G2g g2d BdB|G2g g2d BdB|c2c e2c ege|d2d f2d faf| gdB gdB gdB|gdB gdB gdB|ecA ecA ecA|fdA fdA fdA||

SPORT OF THE CHASE (Ceol na seilge). AKA - "Joys of the Chase." AKA and see "New Claret." Irish, Slip Jig (9/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB (Phillips): AAB (Kennedy, Roche). "Sport of the Chase" is an Irish variant of mid-18th century Scottish fiddler, composer and dancing master David Young's "New Claret."

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Jimmy Powers [Phillips].

Printed sources : - Bulmer & Sharpley (Music from Ireland, vol. 1), 1974; No. 75. Kennedy (Fiddler’s Tune-Book: Slip Jigs and Waltzes), 1999; No. 80, p. 19. Phillips (Fiddlecase Tune Book), 1989; p. 45.Roche (Collection of Traditional Irish Music, vol. 3), 1927; No. 118, p. 36.

Recorded sources : - Sean Ryan – “Minstrel’s Fancy.” HN4417, Fairport Convention – “Full House” (1970. Appears as part of “Flatback Caper”).

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