Jenny's Chickens

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 Theme code Index    5552 5542
 Also known as    All the Go, Jennie's Chickens, Jock and Jill, Malcolm's Wedding, Sleepy Maggy, Sleepy Maggie, Reel des Soucoupes volantes
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    B
 Accidental    NONE
 Mode    Dorian
 Time signature    4/4
 Structure    AABB'CC'
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Bulmer & Sharpley
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Music from Ireland vol. 2
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 18
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1974
 Artist    Biography:Michael Coleman
 Title of recording    Bonnie Kate/Jenny's Chickens
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Decca 12015
 Year recorded    1934
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Jenny's Chickens M:4/4 L:1/8 K:Bdor f2 fg fece|fefa eAce|f2 fg fece|fgag eAce :| |: fBBA B2 ce|fB B2 eAce|fBBA B2 ce|1 fgaf eAce :|2fgaf eAcA| |: B2 bB aBgB|B2 af eAcA|B2 bBaBgB|1 fgaf eAcA :|2 fgaf eAce ||

X:1 T:Jenny's Chickens R:Reel H:Related to the Scottish tune "Sleepy Maggie", #650. H:Also related to Sean sa Cheo, #313. H:Cf also "The Gravel Walks", #70. D:Matt Molloy: Heathery Breeze. D:Paddy Glackin: In Full Spate. Z:Some people play it in Bdor (g#), others in Bm (g natural) Z:This tune is also played in Ador. Z:id:hn-reel-75 M:C| L:1/8 Q:1/4=200 K:Bm |:~f3e fece|fefa eAce|~f3e fece|f2af eAce:| fBBA B2de|fB~B2 eAce|fBBA Bcde|f2af eAce| fB~B2 bBaB|fB~B2 ABce|fBBA Bcde|f2af edcA|| |:B2bB aBgB|~B2fB edcA|B2bB aBgB|[1 f2af edcA:|[2 f2af eAce|]

X:1 T: aka Malcolm's Wedding, Jenny's Chickens (20th century Irish title) R:strathspey or reel % for strathspey set more dotted rhythms would be added C:traditional O:18th century Scottish B:Bremner's Collections, 1757 N:melodic code 5153 5142 Z:Paul Stewart Cranford (P.S.C.), <> L:1/8 Q:300 M:C F: K:Bminor Tf2 Bb fBde|Tf2 Bb eAce|Tf2 Bb fBde|(f/e/f/g/ a)f eAce:| |:fBdB fBde|fBdB eAce|fBdB fBde|(f/e/f/g/ a)f eAce:|