Basque jig

There are 2 recordings of a tune by this name.

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One setting

X: 1
T: Basque
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Amaj
e |: {fg}a2 e {fg}a2 e | (cd)e A2e | (fe)f (gf)g | (ag)f e2e |
{fg}a2 e {fg}a2 e | (cd)e A2e | (ag)f (ef)e | (dc)B A2e :|
A2c (ef)e | (ef)e (cB)A | d2f a2a | (ag)f e2e |
A2c (ef)e | (ef)e (cB)A | (ag)f (ef)e | (dc)B A2e :|
aaa (.a2.f) | aaa (.a2.f) | aaa (.b2.a) | g2f g2e |
ggg (.g2.e) | ggg (.g2.e) | ggg (.a2.g) | f2e f2A :|
d2f a2d' | a2f d2d | e3 ede | f3 d2 (A|d2) f a2d' |
a2f d2d | e3 edc | d3 d2 z :|

Two comments

Basque Jig

I learned this from my fiddle teacher - Gus Garelick. As written you have to go up to 3rd position, but I suppose one could always play it down a string in G.


That’s the title of the song. A popular dance related to the coast of Basque Country.

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