Eimear’s Shuffle jig

There are 2 recordings of this tune.

Eimear’s Shuffle has been added to 6 tune sets.

Eimear's Shuffle has been added to 8 tunebooks.

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Two settings

1
X: 1
T: Eimear's Shuffle
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Emaj
B2 g fec|e2 g age|B2 g fec|efc ecA|
B2 g fec|efg aga|b2g eBc|efg f2 e:|
~c3 cBa|g2 e fgB|cBe Bc/d/e|agb geB|
~c3 cBa|g2 e fga|b2g eBc|efg f2 e:|
2
X: 2
T: Eimear's Shuffle
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmix
|:A2 f edB|d2 f gfd|A2 f edB|deB dBG|
A2 f edB|def g3|a2f dAB|def e2 d:|
|:B3 BAg|f2 d efA|BAd AB/c/d|gfa fdA|
B3 BAg|f2 d efg|a2f dAB|def e2 d:|
# Added by JACKB .

Four comments

Eimear’s Shuffle

Third jig from set on Lunasa album Cas and Raven’s Rock album. Probably a lot easier to play transposed down to Dmix. On fiddle it then works in either upper or lower octave. The 6th bar of B section should go - efg abc’ but I changed to make it more playable.

Re: Eimear’s Shuffle

I think the d natural in bar 3 of section B should be d sharp. As it’s the only d in the tune, it’s debatable as to whether it’s written in Emix with an accidental or actually in Emaj (it feels like Emaj to me).

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Re: Eimear’s Shuffle

Dom, I won’t dispute what you hear but I heard that as a dnat. Also tunes that avoid the 7th tend to have a Mixolydian feel and finally Emix is more common than Emaj for trad tunes.

Re: Eimear’s Shuffle

I stand corrected Dom and have changed to Emaj