Whiskey and Brandy

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WHISKEY AND BRANDY. AKA - "Whisky and Brandy." Irish, Jig. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune is a version of "Castlebar Races," the second in a pair of jigs (with "Unfortunate Rake (1) (The)") recorded in New York by Sligo fiddler Michael Coleman, under the single title “Up Sligo.” See also the related single jig "Whiskey and Water" in O'Neill's Music of Ireland (1903).

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Kennedy (Traditional Dance Music of Britain and Ireland: Jigs & Quicksteps, Trips & Humours), 1997; No. 194, p. 45.

Recorded sources: Folktrax FTX-154, Michael Coleman - "Stack of Barley & Wheat."




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