The Soldier’s Cloak jig

Also known as The Humours Of Limerick, Irish Jaunting Car, Port Aitheantais Na GCaipini.

There are 10 recordings of this tune.

The Soldier’s Cloak appears in 1 other tune collection.

The Soldier’s Cloak has been added to 1 tune set.

The Soldier's Cloak has been added to 31 tunebooks.

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Two settings

1
X: 1
T: The Soldier's Cloak
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|:ABA AFA|d2e f2d|ecA AGF|G3 F2G|
ABA AFA|d2e f2d|ecA ABc|1 d3 dcB:|2 d3 d2g||
|:fef def|g3 f/g/af|ecA AGF|G3 F2G|
ABA AFA|d2e f2d|ecA ABc|1 d3 d2g:|2 d3 dcB||
2
X: 2
T: The Soldier's Cloak
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
B|ABA AFA|d2 e f2 d|ecA AGF|G3 E2 G|
ABA AFA|d2 e f2 d|ecA ABc|1 d3 d c:|2 d3 d2 g||
fef def|g3 faf|ecA AGF|G3 E2 G|
ABA AFA|d2 e f2 d|ecA ABc|1 d3 d g:|2 d3 d2||

Five comments

From an old collection of New England fiddle music.

Another source

Included as Single Jig #1 in Josephine Keegan’s 2004 publication "A Drop in the Ocean".

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Re: The Soildier’s Cloak

It’s nice! Who composed it?

Re: The Soildier’s Cloak

This duplicates The Soldier’s Cloak, tune #1146.