Rakes of Kilkenny (The)

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 Theme code Index    113 115
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 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Slip/Hop Jig
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Mixolydian
 Time signature    9/8
 History    
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    James Aird
 Book/Manuscript title    Selection of Scotch English Irish and Foreign Airs vol. 5
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 104, p. 40
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1797
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 Score   (1)   




X:1 T:Rakes of Kilkenny M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig N:The tune is a slip jig and should have been set in 9/8 time. B:James Aird – Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 5 B:(Glasgow, 1797, No. 104, p. 40) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D DDD DBG|FAF DDD|DBG Acd|DDD DBG| FAF GEG|=cA/B/c/A/ GEc::dcd DdB|AGF dcd| dfa gfe|fdf edc|dcB AGF|=cA/B/c/A/ GFE:|]

X:1 T:Rakes of Kilkenny M:6/8 L:1/8 N:The tune was set in 6/8 time by Hime, but it is a N:slip jig and should be in 9/8 time. B:Hime - Forty Eight Original Irish Dances Never Before B:Printed with Basses (Dublin, 1804, No. 19) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion F:http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/btv1b90673324/f8.image K:D DDD DBG|FAF DDD|DBG Acd|DDD DBG|FAF GEG|=c(A/B/c/A/) GEC:| |:dcd DdB|AGF dcd|dfa gfe|gdg edc|dcB AGF|=c(A/B/c/A) GEC:|]

X:1 T:Rakes of Kilkenny M:9/8 L:1/8 R:Slip Jig S:O’Farrell – Pocket Companion, vol. IV (1810) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Amix AAA dfd cec | AAA dfd fga | AAA dfd cec | BGG gfe dBG :| |: aga (f/g/)af g2e | aga (f/g/)af ecA | aga (f/g/)af g2d | BGG gfe dBG :|]

X:2 T:Rakes of Kilkenny (Irish) M:9/8 L:1/8 R:Slip Jig Q:"Allegretto" B:Thomas Wilson - A Companion to the Ball Room (London, 1816, p. 29) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D DDD DBG FAF|DDD DBG Acd| DDD DBG FAF|GEG =cA/B/c/A/ GEC:| |:dcd DdB AGF|dcd dfa gfe| fdf edc dcB|AGF =cA/B/c/A/ BGE:|]

X:3 T:Rakes of Kilkenny M:9/8 L:1/8 R:Slip Jig B:Hughes – Gems from the Emerald Isles (London, 1867, No. 16, p. 5) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D DDD DBG FAF|DDD DBG Acd| DDD DBG FAF|GEG =cA/B/c/A/ GE^C:| |:dcd DdB AGF|dcd dfa gfe| fdf edc dcB|AGF =cA/B/c/A/ GE^C:|]

X:4 T:Rakes of Kilkenny M:9/8 L:1/8 R:Slip Jig S:Levey – Dance Music of Ireland, 2nd Collection (1873) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D DDD DBG FAF | DDD DBG Acd | DDD DBG FAF | GEG =cGc BG^C :| |: dcd DdB AGF | dcd dfa gfe | fdf edc dcB | AGF =cAc GFE :|]