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Jigs and Quicksteps, Trips and Humours Book - Peter Kennedy

This third book in the Fiddler's Tune-Book series continues the theme started in Rants & Reels, Flings & Fancies but this time the time signature is 6/8, yes Jigs & Quicksteps, Trips & Humours brings together 200 jigs most of which have never been published

Many different names were used for the tunes that now go under the generic title of jigs, but at one time had rhythmical significance for certain fashionable dances of their day. Most, at some time, were employed for 'country dances', others, such as quicksteps and gallops, for 'round dances' and still more were used for quadrilles.

Never since O'Neills has so many jigs been assembled in one volume.




Apples in Winter

The Ballina Lasses

The Bard's Whym

The Basket of Oysters

The Beer Drinker

Berwick Quickstep

The Blackthorn Stick

The Blue Stocking

Boyne Hunt

The Buck of Tipperary

Bugle Quickstep no. 1

Bugle Quickstep no. 2

Bugle Quickstep no. 3

Cailín Deas Donn

Campbells are Coming

Captain Bourn's Fancy

Castlebar Lasses

Cherish the Ladies

The Chorus Jig

Close to the Floor

The Comet

The Connaughtman

Crabs in the Skillet

Croppies Lie Down

Crossmolina Lasses

Devil or No Devil

The Devil's in Dublin

The Diamond Jig

Did You See my Man?

Donal O'Grady


Down the Hill

Dublin Bridge

Duchess of Richmond

Ducks dang o'er my DadieDuff's 

FancyDunmore Castle

Ellen Rosenberg's Fancy

Eppie McNabb

Fagan's Journey

Fairly Shot of Her

The Far Away Wedding

Fasten the Wig on Her

The Fiery Clockface

Foxford Lasses

The Gallop

The Galloping Jig

Galloway Tom

The Gap in the Wood

Garry Owen Georgiana

The Good Humoured Jig

Grandfather's Pet

Grandmother's Pet

The Hare in the Corn

Helvic Grove


The Housemaid

Huish the Cat from Bacon

The Humours of Ardnaree

Humours of Ballinamult

The Humours of Baltard

The Humours of Bandon

The Humours of Cork

The Humours of Glin

Humours of Last Night

The Humours of Newtown

The Humours of Passage

The Humours of Ross

The Humours of Tallow

Hurry the Jug

Irish Whiskey

Jackey Bull

Jack in the Garret

Jack's Alive

Jackson's Bottle of Brandy

Jackson's Bottle of Punch

Jackson's Dairymaid

Jackson's Dream

Jackson's Fancy

Jackson's Jig

Jackson's Lodge

Jackson's Lodge Morning

Jackson's Maid at Fair

Jackson's Morning Brush

Jackson's Piper

Jackson's Rowley Powley

Jackson's Welcome Home

Johnny Cock the Beaver


Killala Maids

King of the Pipers

Kinloch of Kinloch

Kissing and Drinking

The Lad in his Breeches

Lads of Dunse

Lady Shire's Favourite

The Laird o' Cockpen

Langstram Pony

Larry Grogan Larry O'Gaff

Lasses of Labasheeda

Lasses of Limerick

The Legacy

Little House Under the Hill

Lord Cathcart's Welcome

Lord St Orville

The Luckpenny

The Maid on the Green

Maids in the Morning

The Major

Major John Bruce's

Maloney's Jig

Mary's Fancy

The Merry Month of May

The Merry Old Woman

The Miners of Wicklow

Miss Betty's Delight

Miss Gordon's Fancy

Mrs Casey

Money in Both Pockets

Morgan Rattler

Morgiana in Ireland

Mountainy Boys

The Mouth of the Jug

The Mug of Brown Ale

Munster Buttermilk

Munster Lass

Murphy Delaney

My Pipes so Sweet

Nancy Dawson

The New Found Out

New Park

News from France

News from Portugal

News of the Victory

New Trip to the Ferry

Nora Creina

Noran Kista

The Old Woman's Purse

Onagh's Lock

The One-horned Cow

Over the Border

Paddy Carey

Paddy O'Carroll

Paddy O'Rafferty

Paddy the Weaver

Paddy Whack

The Pantheon Dance

The Parson in his Boots Paul Pry

The Peeler and the Goat

Pibroch of Donald Dhu

The Plain Truth

The Poor Soldier

Pretty Thing at the Fair


The Rakes of Clonmel

The Rakes of Kildare

The Rakish Highlandman

Raymond's Frolic

Renny's Fancy

The Resolution Cutter

Rory O'Moore

Royal Charlie

The Sailor Laddie

Shee Calaugh Awara Mea

Sheila ní Guira

Silk in the Bag

Skiver the Quilt

The Sociable

Spiddle Spaddle

Stagger the Buck

The Steamboat Quickstep

Stepney's Rant

Stir Your Feet, Johnny

The Stony Road

Strayaway Child

Strop the Razor

The Swallow's Nest

Swinford Lasses

Terry Alt's Jig

Todlen Hame

Toohey's Frolic

Trim the Velvet

Trip It Upstairs

The Trip to Killarney

Trip to the Ferry

The Turnpike Gate

Two-mile Bridge

The Unfortunate Rake

Watty's Fancy

Welshman from Wens

Whiskey and Brandy

The Wicked Cook

Widows Alone

Wild Irishman

Wild Oats

Willy's Fancy

Yellow Wattle

Jigs and Quicksteps, Trips and Humours Book - Peter Kennedy

SKU: AR103
  • Another 200 tunes from England, Ireland and Scotland, with chords, from the vast collection of Peter Kennedy, many unavailable elsewhere. Again all the tunes are in a single time signature, this time 6/8. You will discover a hoard of uncommon traditional tunes in this book. Once again, these tunes are for all musicians.

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