Jackson's Night Cap

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 Theme code Index    1H763 1H71H2
 Also known as    Catholic Boys (The), Fitzpatrick's Jig, Loosen the belt, Loosen the belt on her, Night Dance (The), Piper's Welcome (The), Rattle the Bottles, Strike the Gay Harp, Strike the Young Harp
 Composer/Core Source    Walker 'Piper' Jackson
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Jig/Quadrille
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 Structure    AABBCC
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:James Aird
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Selection of Scotch English Irish and Foreign Airs vol. 3
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 418, p. 161
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1788
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 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Jackson’s Night Cap O:”Irish” M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:James Aird – Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 3 (Glasgow, 1788, No. 418, p. 161) N:”Humbly dedicated to the Volunteers and Defensive Bands of Great Britain and Ireland” Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D A|:.d.B.B cAA|TBAG TFED|dBB cAA|dAF EFA| d(ef) B(cd)|ABG FEF|D>ED DFA|AFE (EF)A:| |:d2f3|a2b afd|d2f afa|bge ecA| d2f a(f/g/a/).f/|b(g/a/b/)g/ a2g|fed dfe|dAF EFA:| |:(df).e (df).e|(dA).G (FE).D|(df).e (df).e|(dA).F (EF).A| (de).f (Bc).d|ABG FEF|DED DFA|AFE EFA:|]

X:2 T:Jackson's Night Cap M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:O'Farrell - National Irish Music for the Union Pipes (1804) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D ABc | d2B c2A | BAF FED | d2B c{d/c/}BA|B{c/B/}AF EFA | d2B c2A | BdF FEF | DED D2B | AFE EFA :| |: d2f a2b | a2b afd | d2f a2b | afe edB | dfg aff | bgg aba/g/ | fdd edB | dBA ABc :| |: def def | dAF FED | def def | dAF EFA | def B2d | A2d F2d | DED DB | AFE EFA :|

X:1 T:Night Cap M:6/8 L:1/8 N:Goodman includes the tune in his section “Jackson’s Airs” B:James Goodman music manuscript collection, vol. 4 (mid-19th century, p. 3) F: http://goodman.itma.ie/volume-four#?c=0&m=0&s=0&cv=4&z=-349.1933%2C403.0816%2C7751.005%2C2953.0092 F:at Trinity College Dublin / Irish Traditional Music Archive goodman.itma.ie Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D AB/c/|dBd cAc|BAG FED|d2B c{dc}BA|B{cB}AF EFA| def Bcd|BdF FEF|DED AFD|BAF EFA:| |:A|d2f a2b|a2b afd|d2f afa|afe edB| d2f afa|bab a2g|fed Bcd|ABG FEF:| |:def def|dAF FED|def def|dAF EFG| def Bcd| ABG FEF|DDD AGF|BAF EFA:|]

X:1 T:Jackson N:c.f.Jackson’s Night Cap, Strike the Gay Harp, Night Dance, Rattle the Bottles M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:Stephen Grier music manuscript collection (Book 3, c. 1883, No. 58, p. 23) B:http://grier.itma.ie/book-three#?c=0&m=0&s=0&cv=22&z=295.6922%2C1058.5206%2C2314.6145%2C896.1312 N:Stephen Grier (c. 1824-1894) was a piper and fiddler from N:Newpark, Bohey, Gortletteragh, south Co. Leitrim. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D dBB cAA|BAG FED|dBB cAA|AGF EFA| def Bcd|ABG FEF|DED FDF|AGF EFA:| |:d3f3|a2b afd|d2f afa|bge e2f| d2f afa|bgb a2g|fed Bcd|ABG FED:| |:def def|dAG FED|def def|dAF EFA| def Bcd|ABG FEF|DED FDF|AGF EFA:|]

X:3 T:Jackson's Night Cap O:scotland N:Irish M:6/8 R:Jig F:http://jc.tzo.net/~jc/music/abc/mirror/home.quicknet.nl/scotland.abc K:AMix A|\ d.B.B cAA| TBAG TFED| dBB cAA| dAF EFA| (de)f (Bc)d| ABG FEF|D>ED DFA| AFE (EF)A:| |:d3 f3| a2b afd| d2f afa| bge ecA| d2f a(f/g/a/).f/| (bg/a/b/)g/ a2g| fed dfe| dAF EFA:| |:(df).e (df).e| (dA).G (FE).D|(df).e (df).e| (dA).F (EF).A| (de).f (Bc).d| ABG FEF| DED DFA| AFE EFA:|