Matt Hayes’ Jig
Dervish plays this on one of their CDs, I believe "At the End of the Day." On fiddle at least, the triplets are single-bowed (staccato) rather than slurred.
Other tune name
It’s a version of Paddy Fahy’s jig # 1.
Source: Laurence Nugent_the windy gap
Transcription: Gian Marco Pietrasanta
Names of Paddy Fahy Tunes
Paddy Fahy did not give names to any of his compositions. This particular jig appears neither on "d flute album" nor on "In Good Company" by Kevin Crawford as the Paddy Fahy tunes on these albums are respectively a hornpipe and a reel. I presume that the information on recordings is added by an automatic process and the result is a list of all recordings in the database entitled "Paddy Fahy’s" rather than a list of recordings of this particular tune which, by the way, doesn’t sound like a Paddy Fahy tune to my ear.
I know this as Paddy Faheys also.
I heard it on an album called "Music from the Cross Keys Pub "
But they played it with mixed C’s ( sharp and natural ).
Info on Paddy Fahy, the person
Does anyone know when Paddy Fahy lived or when he wrote the jig in D?
Paddy would be in his seventies but as far as I know is still going strong. He’s a composer of many tunes most of which are very distinctive with their use of accidentals (F naturals and B flat, etc) although frustratingly they’re rarely given names - how many Paddy Fahy reels have you heard of? Hopefully he’ll continue composing these wonderful tunes.
Yes, and I wish he’d record — unfortunately, or rather fortunately, the only way to hear him besides in person is on the jillion tapes people have made at his concerts.
Tom Fleming’s- additional name
I added the last tom flemings as the title because the link wasn’t working to the recording Masters of Celtic Accordian. The link is now working.
This is the Fahy’s Jig which appears on Enda Scahill’s "Pick it Up" album although his version is a little different. Still have to learn it yet to I’ll take Enda’s version.
First tune in set Catherine McEvoy is playing.
Robbie Hannah, Uilleann Pipes, 1982
Nice flat set, around key of B.. (not B sharp, B flat; but B natural ;-)
B-guiling tune with intermixed major- and minor 7ths from tonic. On the list to learn & play..
X: 5 “The Brosna Jig” / “Paddy Fahey’s”
The first jig of two of the 13th track on "Buttons & Bows: The Return of Spring" =
Jackie Daly, Seamus & Manus McGuire, & Garry O’Briain…
C: Paddy Fahey / Fahy ?
There is some doubt/question as to whether this is actually one of Paddy Fahey’s tunes, though it has generally been treated as such.
X: 6 “Paddy Fahey’s”
A scrap of an ABC notation for this I found in an old notebook of mine. Foolishly I hadn’t noted down who I’d received it from but it was from a number of items notated from one of a number of session I’d attended regularly in Dublin in the 70s…