Touch it up tight
X:1 % T:Touch it up tight M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:James Goodman (1828─1896) music manuscript collection, S:vol. 3, p. 85. Mid-19th century, County Cork Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Edor EGE E2c|BAF d2F|EGE E2c|BAG FED| EGE E2c|BAF d2F|ABc d2A|BAG FED:| |:ABd efg|fef d2A|ABd efg|fef dBA| ABd efg|fef d2g|fef d2A|BAG FED:|]
TOUCH IT UP TIGHT. Irish, Jig (6/8 time). E Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune is contained in the large mid-19th century music manuscript collection (vol. 3, p. 85) of Canon James Goodman (County Cork). The first strain is similar to that of "Foxy Mary (1)," with the melodic contour raised up a step.