The Nuptial Knot jig

Also known as Snaim A’ Phosaidh.

There are 4 recordings of this tune.

The Nuptial Knot has been added to 2 tune sets.

The Nuptial Knot has been added to 8 tunebooks.

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One setting

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X: 1
T: The Nuptial Knot
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Edor
BGE EFE|AFD DFA|BGE EFE|FGF d3|BGE EFE|AFD DFA|dcB cBA|BAF d3:|
d2B BdB|c2A AcA|d2B BdB|dBd e2f|d2B BdB|A2F FGF|BGE EFE|FGF d3|
d2B BdB|c2A AcA|d2B BdB|dBd efg|agf gfe|fed edc|dcB cBA|BAF d3||

Two comments

Jig by Simon Fraser

Tune introduced at our sessions a while back by Jeremy Button — it’s a Simon Fraser tune. We’ve been putting it into a set with Sandy McGaff and Scarce of Tatties. I like to slide into the held notes in part B, along the lines of
{c}d2B BdB|{B}c2A AcA|{c}d2B BdB|dBd e2f|{c}d2B BdB|A2F FGF|BGE EFE|FGF d3|
{c}d2B BdB|{B}c2A AcA|{c}d2B BdB|dBd efg|agf gfe |fed edc|dcB cBA|BAF d3||