Munster Switch (The)

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 Theme code Index    1H534 3422
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    Walker 'Piper' Jackson
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Jig/Quadrille
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    3 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    John Hall
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:A Selection of Strathspeys Reels Waltzes & Irish Jigs
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 31
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1818
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Munster Switch, The C:”By Jackson” M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:John Hall – “A Selection of Strathspeys Reels, Waltzes & Irish Jigs” (c. 1818, p. 31) B: N:”Printed and sold by John Hall, at his Music Room.” N:Hall (1788-1862) was a music teacher in Ayr, Scotland. His dancing master’s ‘kit’ N:(a small fiddle) used in his dancing lessons, is still preserved. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A e|a2e efd|c2A d2B|{d}c2A d2c|B>cB B2g| a2e efd|{d}c2A d2B|{d}c2A {c}d2B|A>BA A2:| |:=g|f2e f^ga|gfe dcB|Tf2e fga|B>cB B2=g| Tf2e f^ga|gfe dcB|{d}c2A {c}d2B|A>BA A2:|]