The Black Knife jig

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Five settings

1
X: 1
T: The Black Knife
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Bmin
|: B,2B B2F | AFA ECA, | B,2B BAF | Bcd c2A |
B,2B B2F | AFA ECA, | DCD ECE |1 FEC B,CA, :|2 FEC B,2e ||
|: fAB Bcd | fdf ede | fdB Bcd | fdf ede |
[1 fAB Bcd | cBA eAe | fbf eae | dec Bcd :|
[2 fbf eae | dea ecA | FAd dAG | FDC B,2A, ||
2
X: 2
T: The Black Knife
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Bmin
|: B,2B B2F | AFD ECA, | B,2B BFB | Bcd dcB |
B,2B B2F | AFD ECA, | D2D E2A |1 FEC B,2A, :|2 FEC B,2e ||
|: fBB Bcd | fgf ede | fBB Bcd | fgf ede |
[1 fBB Bcd | cBA ecA | fef edc | dcB Bcd :|
[2 fbf eae | dea ecA | FAd cAG | FDC B,2A, ||
3
X: 3
T: The Black Knife
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmin
|: D2d d2A | cAc GEC | D2d dcA | def e2c |
D2d d2A | cAc GEC | FEF GEG |1 AGE DEC :|2 AGE D2g ||
|: acd def | afa gfg | afd def | afa gfg |
[1 acd def | edc gcg | ad'a gc'g | fge def :|
[2 ad'a gc'g | fgc' gec | Acf fcB | AFE D2C ||
4
X: 4
T: The Black Knife
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Emin
|: E2e e2B | dBG AFD | E2e e2d | efg f2B |
E2e e2B | dBG AFD | ~G3 ~A3 |1 BGE E2D :|2 BGE E2A ||
|: BDE EFG | BcB AGA | BGE EFG | ~B3 ~A3 |
[1 BDE EFG | BcB AFA | BeB AdA | GBG FGA :|
[2 BeB AdA | GAB AFA | Bdf fdB | AFD E2D ||
5
X: 5
T: The Black Knife
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Emin
|: E2e e2B | dBd AFD | E2e e2B | efg gfe |
E2e e2B | dBd AFD | ~G3 ~A3 |1 BGE E2D :|2 BGE E2A ||
|: BDE EFG | ~B3 AFA | BGE EFG | ~B3 AFD |
[1 BDE EFG | ~B3 AFA | BeB AdA | GBG FGA :|
[2 BeB AdA | ~G3 ~F3 | Bdf fdB | AFD E2D ||

Four comments

The Black Knife

From the playing of Uncle Farmer.

The Black Knife, X:2

Variations from the playing of Uncle Farmer.

The Black Knife, X:3

Sorry if this tune setting isn’t quite accurate- it’s the first time I’ve ever used ABC!
Whenever there’s a low C jump to the first octave C.

The Black Knife, X:4

Setting in Emin.