Golliher's Frolic

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X:1 T:Golliher's Frolic M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:Ryan's Mammoth Collection (1883) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D A, | D>ED F>ED | A>BA c>AG | ABA GAG | FAF GEC | D>ED F>ED | A>BA c>AG | AGF EDE | (FD).D D2 :| |: A | d2e f>ed | (f2g) a>fd | .c.e(f g).e.c | gec .g.e(c | d).e.d .d.e(d | c).e.c cAG | A>GF E>DE | (FD).D D2 :||



GOLLIHER'S FROLIC. AKA - "Gollaher's Frolics." AKA and see "Gallagher's Frolic (3)," "O'Gallagher's Frolics." Irish, Double Jig. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Don Meade points out the title is "a phonetic version of the Irish manner of pronouncing 'Gallagher's Frolic.'" The jig a a major-mode version of the tune usually known as "O'Gallagher's Frolics" in modern times (although the setting in Ryan's Mammoth works equally well in the minor key).


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Printed sources : - Cole (1000 Fiddle Tunes), 1940; p. 57. Ryan's Mammoth Collection, 1883; p. 86.






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