Princess Florence’s jig

Also known as Princess Florence.

There are 5 recordings of this tune.

Princess Florence's has been added to 9 tunebooks.

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Two settings

1
X: 1
T: Princess Florence's
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Cmaj
|: G |\
c2 G cec | d2 G def | edc GAB | cGE CEG |
c2 G cec | d2 G dd/e/f | edc G2 B | c3 c2 :|
|: g |\
f2 c fag | e2 c Gec | d2 B GG/A/B | cBc ee/f/g |
fcA f2 a | ecG e2 c | dBG GAB | c3 c2 :|
2
X: 2
T: Princess Florence's
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|: A |\
d2 A dfd | e3 efg | fed ABc | dAF DFA |
dcd dAf | e2 ^d efg | fed ABc | d3 d2 :|
|: f |\
g2 g gbg | f2 d Afd | e2 c ABc | dcd fed |
gBg gfg | fdA Afd | e2 c ABc | d3- d2 :|

Six comments

"Princess Florence’s Jig" ~ another Donald Angus Beaton tune

Celtic Music Interpretive Centre - Judique, Nova Scotia
http://www.celticmusiccentre.com/

Introduction to the Donald Angus Beaton Project
http://www.celticmusiccentre.com/collections/dab/index.htm

Welcome to Mabou: The Life and Music of Donald Angus Beaton
Biography: http://www.celticmusiccentre.com/collections/dab/bio.htm

Compositions by Donald Angus Beaton
http://www.celticmusiccentre.com/collections/dab/compositions.htm

"Princess Florence’s Jig" ~ includes sheet music (PDF) and two incomplete recordings (MP3s) by ~ Donald Angus Beaton, & The Beatons of Mabou…

"Princess Florence’s Jig" ~ C: Donald Angus Beaton - by the book, and not by the book

X: 2
T: Princess Florence’s Jig
C: Donald Angus Beaton, 1912 - 1982
B: "Donald Angus Beaton’s Cape Breton Scottish Violin Music", tune #32
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
R: jig
K: CMaj
|: G |\
c2 G cec | d3 def | edc GAB | cGE CEG |
c2 G cec | d3 def | edc GAB | c3 c2 :|
|: e |\
f2 f fag | e2 c Gec | d2 B GAB | cBc edc |
f2 f fag | e2 c Gec | d2 B GAB | c3 c2 :|

But, while Donald himself plays it pretty much this way, he has a slightly different, and interesting, tale on the first and fifth bar of the B-part ~

| f2 f faf | ~ rather than ~ | f2 f fag |

| f2 f faf |

The Beatons of Mabou also play it so. But, other than this one part, the basic melody of this tune is played as transcribed in the book…

Donald Angus Beaton Appreciation Week!

Started last Tuesday, August 28th 2012, with Tate’s contribution of the Donald Angus Beaton jig "Trip to Toronto", we’ve now finished the week out with some nice contributions, thanks to Nigel and Tate, and especially to Donald Angus Beaton, not alone in that family as far as compositions go.

C: Donald Angus Beaton ~ + one from Father Angus Morris

Reels ~

"The Joys Of Mabou Mines"
Submitted on August 30th 2012 by Nigel Gatherer.
https://thesession.org/tunes/12147

"Tamerack’er Down"
Submitted on September 2nd 2012 by Nigel Gatherer.
https://thesession.org/tunes/12152

"Francis Beaton’s Reel"
Submitted on September 2nd 2012 by Nigel Gatherer.
https://thesession.org/tunes/12154

"Joey Beaton’s Reel"
Submitted on September 3rd 2012 by ceolachan.
https://thesession.org/tunes/12157

"Anne MacQuarrie’s Reel"
Submitted on September 4th 2012 by Nigel Gatherer.
https://thesession.org/tunes/12162

Jigs ~

"Trip To Toronto"
Submitted on August 28th 2012 by Tate.
https://thesession.org/tunes/12142

"Sandy Beaton’s Jig"
Submitted on August 30th 2012 by ceolachan.
https://thesession.org/tunes/12145

"Over The Cabot Trail"
Submitted on August 31st 2012 by Tate.
https://thesession.org/tunes/12148

"Princess Florence’s Jig"
Submitted on September 4th 2012 by ceolachan.
~ this tune ~ #12163

Strathspeys ~

"Thomas MacDonnell’s Strathspey"
Submitted on October 25th 2004 by slainte.
https://thesession.org/tunes/3759

Hornpipes / Clogs ~

"Doug MacPhee’s Clog"
Submitted on September 1st 2012 by ceolachan.
https://thesession.org/tunes/12149

Marches ~

"Memories Of Paddy LeBlanc"
Submitted on May 9th 2004 by errik.
https://thesession.org/tunes/2972

"Sandy MacIntyre’s March"
Submitted on September 2nd 2012 by ceolachan.
https://thesession.org/tunes/12153


& a lovely extra, a slow air composed by Father Angus Morris:

"A Tribute To Elizabeth Beaton" (Donald Angus Beaton’s wife - and partner in music…)
Submitted on September 3rd 2012 by Nigel Gatherer.
https://thesession.org/tunes/12160

X:2 "Princess Florence’s Jig"

Just a step up to D, with a few other possibilities…