Slip Jig (5)

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 Theme code Index    555 552
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Shetland/Orkney
 Meter/Rhythm    Slip/Hop Jig
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    3 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    9/8
 History    SCOTLAND(Shetland/Orkney)
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    A.W. Johnston
 Book/Manuscript title    Old-Lore Miscellaey of Orkney Shetland Caithness and Sutherland Vol. V
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 81
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1912
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 Score   (1)   



X:1 T:Slip Jig [5] (untitled) O:Shetland M:9/8 L:1/8 B:Old-Lore Miscellany, vol. V (1912, p. 81) N:The tune is from a manuscript collection [given A.W. Johnston] by N:"the late" Mrs. Balfour, which had been in the possession of her N:husband, the late Colonel David Balfour of Balfour and Trenaby. N:The Ms. also contains "Day Dawn" and "Foula Reel"..." N:Cecil Sharp thought the 2nd strain was reminiscent of the corresponding N:strain of "Rakes of Mallow" (AKA "Sandy's lent the man his mill"), N:allowing for the change in time. Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A e3 e2c e2c|e3 e2c B2A|e3 e2c efg| a2f edc B2A::a2f edc efg|a2f edc B2A| a2f edc efg|a2f edc B2A:|]