The Runescape jig

The Runescape has been added to 2 tunebooks.

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Three settings

X: 1
T: The Runescape
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmin
ceg c'ge | gec e3 | d3 def | e3 ede |
ceg c'ge | g3 gfe | d3fed | ecB c z d :|
|: e3 efg | fdB b z g | c'ge g3 | f3 fed |
e3 efg | fdB b z g| c'ge g3 |1 fed c z d :|2 fed c3 ||
X: 2
T: The Runescape
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Emin
EGB eBG | BGE G3 | F3 FGA | G3 GFG |
EGB eBG | B3 BAG | F3AGF | GED E z F :|
|: G3 GAB | AFD d z B | eBG B3 | A3 AGF |
G3 GAB | AFD d z B| eBG B3 |1 AGF E z F :|2 AGF E3 ||
X: 3
T: The Runescape
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Amin
Ace aec | ecA c3 | B3 Bcd | c3 cBc |
Ace aec | e3 edc | B3dcB | cAG A z B :|
|: c3 cde | dBG g z e | aec e3 | d3 dcB |
c3 cde | dBG g z e| aec e3 |1 dcB A z B :|2 dcB A3 ||

Six comments

The Runescape

That tune is on the album "Celtic Airs" by Eimear McGeown & Barry Douglas.

The Runescape, X:2

The track on the CD is probably played on a Bb whistle. If played on a concert pitch flute, it should be in B minor. I just used the transpose function of ABC explorer and the version is here.

Re: The Runescape

Sorry, pitch-Cm on a Bb whistle means Em in a D concert pitch context.

Em. One sharp is enough.

Re: The Runescape

@Jeff
You are right. It can be played both in Em or in Bm on a D whistle or flute.
The transcription posted by Stephan is in Gm so the fingering on a D instrument gives is Bm (relative minor of D).
As D flutes and whistle can also play the G major scale, the tune can be played in Em (relative minor of G).
I transcribed the tune in E minor and, as there are no F, it can be played as well with a C pitched instrument.

The Runescape, X:3

Another possible Key for this tune.
Is it played in sessions somewhere? Which key?

Re: The Runescape

Sorry for the mistakes and thanks to Jeff for his sagacity and his knowledge.
The first setting by Stefan should be in Cmin (3 flats) but as this setting has no A, it could be played on a Bb.
The second setting posted by myself should be Emin and the third in Amin with no F.
I updated the second and third settings.
It doesn’t change the notes but it’s important to put the tunes in the right key.