Trip to Sligo (1)

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TRIP TO SLIGO [1]. AKA and see “Daugherty's Jig,” “Lark in the Morning (3)” (O’Neill), "Road to Sligo (1), "Stealing Apples," “When I Parted.” Irish, Single Jig (6/8 time). E Aeolian/ Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody was recorded in New York in 1927 (under the title “Daugherty’s”) by famed Sligo fiddler Michael Coleman (1891-1945) as the first tune in a medley with “Tell Her I Am.” The tune is derived from the Scottish “Tom come tickle me,” from David Young’s MacFarlane Manuscript (c. 1740). See the related “Winter Garden Quadrille.” See also a version called “When I Parted” from Radcliffe, Lancashire, England, musician Ellis Knowles, recorded in his c. 1847 music manuscript.


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Chieftains (Ireland) [Brody]: Michael Coleman (Co. Sligo/New York) [Miller & Perron, Phillips].

Printed sources : - Brody (Fiddler’s Fakebook), 1983; p. 279. Miller & Perron (Irish Traditional Fiddle Music), 2nd Edition, 2006; p. 40. O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 54. Phillips (Fiddlecase Tunebook: British Isles), 1989; p. 51. Songer (Portland Collection), 1997; p. 201. Vallely (Learn to Play the Tin Whistle with the Armagh Pipers Club, vol. 2); 3.

Recorded sources : - Island 9379, Chieftains "Chieftains 3." Kicking Mule 209, Ken Perlman "Melodic Clawhammer Banjo." Flying Fish FF 246, Red Clay Ramblers "Hard Times" (1981). Shanachie 33002, Michael Coleman. Shanachie 79023, "Chieftains 3" (1971/1982).

See also listing at :
Alan Snyder’s Cape Breton Fiddle Recording Index [1]
Jane Keefer’s Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [2]
Alan Ng’s Irishtune.info [3]



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