Blue Idol (The)

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 Theme code Index    51 7b1H 42 7b6
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Jig/Quadrille
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Dorian
 Time signature    6/8
 Structure    AA'BB'
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Martin Mulvihill
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:1st Collection
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 97, p. 85
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1986
 Artist    Biography:Sean Maguire
 Title of recording    Irish Jigs and Reels
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Viva W103
 Year recorded    
 Score   ()   

BLUE IDOL, THE. Irish, Double Jig. E Minor. Standard tuning *fiddle). AA'BB'. The Blue Idol refers to a very old and famous Quaker meeting house in west Sussex, with connections to William Penn.

Source for notated version: Brendan Mulvihill (Baltimore, Md.) [Mulvihill].

Printed source: Mulvihill (1st Collection), 1986; No. 97, p. 85.

Recorded source: Viva W103, Sean McGuire - "Irish Jigs and Reels" (c. 1968, a reissue of "Sean Maguire Plays," the first recording of McGuire that Josephine Keegan accompanied on piano).

T: Blue Idol, The
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
R: jig
K: Ador
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ga|b2a age|gab age|d2B BAB|g2e fga|
b2a age|gab age|dBB gBB|ABA Aga|
b2a age|gab age|d2B BAB|g2e fag|
e2A AGA|gab age|dBB gBB|ABA A||

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