The Maid In The Meadow jig

There are 15 recordings of a tune by this name.

A tune by this name has been recorded together with Health To The Ladies (a few times) and The Piper’s Chair (a few times).

The Maid In The Meadow has been added to 6 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: The Maid In The Meadow
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
d|:gdB BAB|GAG GBd|gdB BAB|GBd e2d
gdB BAB|GAG GBd|gfe fdB|ABd e2d:|
|:gfg bag|fef agf|gfg bag|fed e2f
gfg bag|fef afd|gfe fdB|ABd e2d:|

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The Maid In The Meadow

Learned this from John Williams in Chicago. Also called "The Moving Bogs of Palsborough." He usually opens his sessions with Lark In The Morning followed by Maid in the Meadow.


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