Llancesau Trefaldwyn jig

Also known as Fiddler’s Favorite, The Heroes Of Salamanca, The Heroes Of Salomanca, Kerr’s Irish Quick Step, Kerr’s Irish Quickstep, The Maids Of Montgomery, Temperance, Trefaldwyn Lasses.

There are 18 recordings of a tune by this name.

A tune by this name has been recorded together with The Flowers Of Edinburgh (a few times) and The Jolly Beggarman (a few times).

Llancesau Trefaldwyn has been added to 14 tunebooks.

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Three settings

X: 1
T: Llancesau Trefaldwyn
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|: A/G/ |F2 F GFG | AFD DFA | B2 c dcB | AB/A/G FGE |
F3 GFG | AFD D2 A | Bgf edc | d3 d2 :|
c/d/ |e2 c Ace | f2 d A2 f | g2 e f2 d | ecA Acd |
e2 c Ace | f2 d Adf | ef/e/d cdB | AB/a/G F2 E |
F3 GFG | AFD D2 A | B2 c dcB | ABG FGE |
F^EF GFG | AFD DF/G/A | Bgf edc | d3 d2 |]
X: 2
T: Llancesau Trefaldwyn
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|: u(G/A/) |B3 cBc | dBG GBd | ece gfg | dec BcA |
B3 cBc | dBG GBd | e"3"c'b a"2"gf | g3- g2 :|
|: (f/g/) |a2 f dfa | b2 g dg"2"b | c'2 a b2 "2"g | faf def |
a2 f dfa | b2 g dgb | aba gfe | d3- d2 :|
X: 3
T: Llancesau Trefaldwyn
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|: D/E/ |F3 GFG | AFD DFA | BGB dcd | ABG FGE |
F3 GFG | AFD DFA | Bgf edc | d3- d2 :|
c/d/ |e2 c Ace | f2 d Adf | g2 e f2 d | cec ABc |
e2 c Ace | f2 d Adf | efe dcB | A3- A2 :|

Five comments

Llancesau Trefaldwyn

Means Montgomery Lasses. A version of this tune is played by Carl MacKenzie the Cape Breton fiddler on his "It’s a Corker" CD. He calls it Kerr’s Irish Quickstep.

X: 2 “Irish Jigs: Quick Step”

S: "Kerr’s Fourth Collection of Merry Melodies", Glasgow, 1870-75, page 22, tune #193
N: Listed in this collection under "Irish Jigs", pages 22 - 26

X:3 “Irish Jigs: Quick Step”

The Kerr notation, X: 2, lowered a 4th to D Major…