The New Way To Miltown jig
Also known as New Way To Milton, The New Way To Milton.
There are 3 recordings of this tune.
The New Way To Miltown appears in 1 other tune collection.
The New Way To Miltown has been added to 12 tunebooks.
“The New Way To Miltown”
T: New Way To Miltown, The
|: G |\
F2 D F2 A | AGF E2 G | F2 D F2 A | GEC D2 G |
F2 D F2 A | AGF E2 A | dcd dAB | AFD E2 :|
|: F |\
Ade d3 | BAF E3 | Ade d2 A | BAF D3 |
Ade d2 A | BAF d3 | BAF Edc | dAF D2 :|
The New Way to Miltown
T:New Way to Miltown, The
F2D F2A | AGF EFG | F2D FAF | GED D2E |
F2D FGA | AGF E2A | ded dAB |1 AFD D2G :|2 AFD DFA |]
ded d2B | AGF E2A | ded dAB | AFD D2A |
ded d2B | ABc d2B | AGF dcd |1 AFD D2A :|2 AFD D2E |]
Is it composed by Mick O‘Brien or Caoimhin O’Raghallaigh?
“Is it composed by Mick O’Brien or Caoimhin O’Raghallaigh?”
Neither. It appears in the “James Goodman (1828-1896) manuscripts” from the 1860s.
It was published in Volume 1 of “Tunes of the Munster Pipers ”.
You can see a Scorch transcription here:
This is a setting taken from the album Deadly Buzz - it is almost identical to the above version, but with the bar lines in right places. I believe the leading note was mistakenly incorporated as the note on the beat, in the other version for part B.