The Donegal jig

By Martin Tourish

There is 1 recording of this tune.

The Donegal has been added to 4 tunebooks.

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One setting

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X: 1
T: The Donegal
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Ador
E2A GED|B,2A, A,B,A,|B,2A, B,2A,|G,A,B, DB,D|
E2A GED|B,2A, A,GA|B2A ABG|1 A2A AGF:|2 A2A Aed||
K:Amix
|:c2A AB/c/d|eag e2f|g2B B2A|GAB dBd|
c2A AB/c/d|eag e2f|g2B BAG|1 A3 Aed:|2 A3 AG=F||

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The Donegal

Not to be confused with the old Canadian fiddle tune (same name !). Not even, of course, with the Irish Donegal Reel ! This Donegal Jig is a tune composed by accordionist Martin Tourish, while “reminiscing the excitement of New Year’s Eve in Co Donegal”. Recorded with the band Altan with whom he plays, on their Widening Gyre album (2015). Nice switch from minor to major.