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X:1 T:Castle Town Hunt M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:O'Farrell - Pocket Companion (c. 1805) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D B | ABd dfa | dfa {c}B2A | ABd (f/g/)ad | (ed)e d2 :| |: e/f/ | gbg faf | efe edB | gbg faf | (ed)B A2f | gbg faf | efe edB | ABd (f/g/)ad | ede d2 :| |: B | ABd fdd | edd fdB | ABd (f/g/)ad | ede d2 :| |: e/f/ | g/a/bg f/g/af | efe edB | g(b/g/)(b/g/) f(a/f/)(a/f/) | edB A2f| (g/a/)bg (f/g/)af | efe edB | ABd (f/g/)ad | ede d2 :||



CASTLE TOWN HUNT. Irish, Jig (6/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCCDD. The Castletown Hunt was an Anglo-Irish gentleman's club in the 18th century. They were the subject of a pastel by Irish artist Robert Healy (1743-1771), after a commission in the late 1760's of nine paintings from MP Tom Conolly, to be executed at his seat, Castletown, County Kildare.

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Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - O'Farrell (Pocket Companion), c. 1805; p. 6.

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