The Dairy Maid jig

Also known as The Dairy Maid’s Wish.

The Dairy Maid appears in 2 other tune collections.

The Dairy Maid has been added to 1 tune set.

The Dairy Maid has been added to 4 tunebooks.

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One setting

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X: 1
T: The Dairy Maid
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
(A/G/)|FDD FEF|DGG G2A|BAB GBd|cAG F2A|
BAB Bcd|cBc ABc|(d/e/f)d cAF|AGG G2:|
|:d|gfe fdc|BGG G2g|fef (d/e/f)d|cAG F2c|
BAB Bcd|cBc ABc|(d/e/f)d cAF|AGG G2:|
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The Dairy Maid

Here is a second tune known as “Dairy Maid”, which appears in O’Neill’s Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies (1903), p. 207, no. 1101 and in 1001 Gems (1907), p. 63, no. 292.
In 1850 Melodies, this tune is regarded as “2nd setting”, but I post it as a different tune.

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The Dairy Maid (G major)

This setting also appears – in a very similar version, also in G major – in The Petrie Collection of Irish Music, part II, ed. Charles Villiers Stanford (1905), p. 150, no. 597 as “The Dairy-Maid’s Wish”.

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My Dairy Maid wish ( :

Could anyone recommend any tunes that would pair up nicely with this (in a set obviously)? Thanks