Major (3) (The)

Find traditional instrumental music

Major (3) (The)  Click on the tune title to see or modify Major (3) (The)'s annotations. If the link is red you can create them using the form provided.Browse Properties <br/>Special:Browse/:Major (3) (The)
Query the Archive
Query the Archive
 Theme code Index    3112 3142
 Also known as    Mayjor (The), Mooncoin Jig (The), Nelly Cusack
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English
 Meter/Rhythm    Jig/Quadrille
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Mixolydian
 Time signature    6/8
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:John Johnson
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Wright's Compleat Collection of Celebrated Country Dances
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 18
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1742
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Mayjor [3], The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:Geoghegan - Compleat Tutor for the Pastoral or New Bagpipe (c. 1745-46) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Dmix TF2D D/F/A/D/ | DF/G/A/D/ EFG | F2D DF/G/A/D/ | GEC EFG :| |: FDA ABc | (B/c/d)B (A/B/c)A | FDA Bdc | B2E EFG | FDA ABc | (B/c/d)B (A/B/c)A | TB2G F/G/AF | GEC EFG :| |: FED dcd | AFD EFG | FED cBc | GEC EFG :| |: (B/c/e)B (A/B/c)A | G/A/BG F/G/AF | B/c/dB A/B/cA |B2E EFG | B/c/dB A/B/cA | G/A/BG F/G/AF | dcB A/B/cF | GEC EFG :| |: AFD DF/G/AD | AFD EFG | AFD A(F/G/A/F/) | GEC EFG :| |: A(F/G/A/F/) cBA | dcB A/B/cB | F/GAF (B/c/d)c | {c}B2E EFG | A(F/G/A/F/) cBA | dcB A/B/cA | F/G/AF cAF | GEC EFG :| |: D/D/Dd D/D/DF | D/D/DF EFG | D/D/DA D/D/DF |GEC EFG :|

X:1 T:Major [3], The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:Aird – Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 1 (1782, No. 141, p. 49) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Amix cBA ABA|ecA Bcd|cBA ABA|dBG Bcd:| |:c2e efe|efg aga|c2e efg|fdB Bcd:| |:cBA a3|ecA Bcd|cBA gfg|dBG Bcd:|]

X:1 T:Major [3], The M:6/8 L:1/8 B:Samuel, Anne & Peter Thompson – The Hibernian Muse B:(London, 1787, No. 83, p. 51) N:”A Collection of the most Favorite Compositions of N:Carolan the Celebrated Irish Bard” N:The 2nd strain differs from that of Aird & O'Farrell Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A d|:cBA AcA|AcA Bcd|cBA ecA|dBG Bcd:| |:c2e eca|fdf ece|c2e ece|fga Bcd:|]

X:1 T:Major [3], The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Country Dance Tune B:Hime - Forty Eight Original Irish Dances Never Before Printed B:with Basses, vol. 1 (Dublin, 1804, No. 5) N:A date of 1795 has also been given for the volume. Maurice Hime moved N:from Liverpool to Dublin in 1790 to established an extensive business in N:music and instruments which was active until about 1820. F: Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D V:1 d|c2A AcA|AcA Bcd|c2A AcA|dG^G Bcd:| |:cde efg|fga gfe|cde efg|d2B Bcd:| |:cBA a3|ecA Bcd|cBA g3|dBG Bcd:|] V:2 clef = bass z|A,3A,3|A,3^G,3|A,3A,3|G,3^G,3:| |:A,3C3|D3A,3|A,3A,3|B,3B,3:| |:A,3A,3|G,3E,3|A,3A,3|G,3^G,3:|]

X:2 T:Major [3], The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:O'Farrell - Pocket Companion (c. 1805) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A d | c2A AcA | AcA Bcd | c2A Ace | dBG Bcd :| |: cde ef=g | faf g2e | c2e efg | dBG Bcd | cde efg | faf g2e | a/b/af g2e | dBG Bcd :| |: cBA a3 | ecA Bcd | cBA g2e | dBG Bcd :| |: ecA AcA | AcA Bcd | ecA Ace | dBG Bcd :|]

X:1 T:Major [3], The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:James Goodman music manuscript collection (County Cork, mid-19th century, Book 2, p. 36) F: F:at Trinity College Dublin / Irish Traditional Music Archive Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A d|c2A AcA|AcA Bcd|c3A Ace|dBG Bcd:| |:cde ef=g|faf g2e|c2e efg|dBG Bcd| cde efg|faf g2e|a/b/af g2e|dBG Bcd:| |:cBA a3|ecA Bcd|cBA g2e|dBG Bcd:| |:ecA AcA|AcA Bcd|ecA Ace|dBG Bcd:|]