The Maid That Sold Her Barley jig

Also known as The Maid Who Sold Her Barley, The Wind That Shakes The Barley.

There are 4 recordings of a tune by this name.

The Maid That Sold Her Barley has been added to 31 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: The Maid That Sold Her Barley
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Cdor
F|G2G F2G|E2C B,2B,|C2C B,G,B,|C2 C3 F|
G2G F2G|E2C B,2B,|C2C B,G,B,|C2 C3 G,|
C2C E2F|G2F E2F|G2c c2B|c2 G3 B|
c2G F2G|E2C B,CD|E2C DCB,|C2 C4||

Two comments

The Maid That Sold Her Barley

Here is, as in Celtic Wonder.

C dorian allow us nice bass sounds to fiddle and voice.

Nice ditty
Mode: 6th-less Hexatonic: strictly, it’s neither Dorian nor Aeolian.

It’s easier to play in A or B on the trad D instruments:

X: 1
T: Maid That Sold Her Barley, The
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
R: jig
K: A min
d|e2e d2e|c2A G2G|A2A GEG|A2 A3 d|
e2e d2e|c2A G2G|A2A GEG|A2 A3 E|
A2A c2d|e2d c2d|e2a a2g|a2 e3 g|
a2e d2e|c2A GAB|c2A BAG|A2 A4||

X: 1
T: Maid That Sold Her Barley, The
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
R: jig
K: B dor
e|f2f e2f|d2B A2A|B2B AFA|B2 B3 e|
f2f e2f|d2B A2A|B2B AFA|B2 B3 F|
B2B d2e|f2e d2e|f2b b2a|b2 f3 a|
b2f e2f|d2B ABc|d2B cBA|B2 B4||