Seamus O’Shanahan’s jig

Also known as Paul O’Shaughnessy’s.

There is 1 recording of a tune by this name.

Seamus O'Shanahan's has been added to 84 tunebooks.

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Six settings

X: 1
T: Seamus O'Shanahan's
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Amin
E2 A ABc|BGG GBd|edc Bcd|~c3 BGF|
~E3 ABc|BGG GBd|edc Bcd|1cAA AGF:|2 cAA ABc||
d2 f fgf|ecA Adc|B2 d dcB|cee ecA|
def fgf|ecA Adc|Bcd cBG|ABA ABc|
d2 f fgf|ecA Adc|B2 d dcB|cee ecA|
dfg agf|ecA Adc|Bcd BAG|ABA AGF|
# Added by errik .
X: 2
T: Seamus O'Shanahan's
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Amin
EAG AGA | BAB GB/c/d | edc Bcd | AGB AG^F |
EAG AGA | BAB GB/c/d | edc Bcd | BAG A2 :|
def fed | eAA ABc | BBB d2 B | cde edc |
def fed | eAA ABc | BBB d2 B | BAG A2 :|
X: 3
T: Seamus O'Shanahan's
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Bmin
|:F2 B Bcd|cAA Ace|fed cde|d3 cAG|
F3 Bcd|cAA Ace|fed cde|1dBB BAG:|2 dBB Bcd||
|:e2 g gag|fdB Bed|c2 e edc|dff fdB|
efg gag|fdB Bed|cde dcA|BcB Bcd|
e2 g gag|fdB Bed|c2 e edc|dff fdB|
ega bag|fdB Bed|cde cBA|BcB BAG||
# Added by JACKB .
X: 4
T: Seamus O'Shanahan's
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Amin
E3 AGA | BAG GBd | edc Bcd | edc BcA |
EAA EAA | BAG GBd | edc Bcd |1 eBG ABA :|2 eBG ABc ||
d2f fed | ecA ABc | BAB dcB | cde ecA|
d2f fed | ecA ABc | BAB dcB |1 A3 ABc :|2 AcA FAF||
X: 5
T: Seamus O'Shanahan's
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Emin
|:B2 E EFG|FDD DFA|BAG FGA|G3 FDA|
B3 EFG|FDD DFA|BAG FGA|1GEE EDA:|2 GEE EFA||
|:A2 c cdc|BGE EAG|F2 A AGF|GBB BGE|
ABc cdc|BGE EAG|FGA GFD|E3 EFA|
A2 c cdc|BGE EAG|F2 A AGF|GBB BGE|
Acd edc|BGE EAG|FGA FED|E3 EDA||
# Added by JACKB .
X: 6
T: Seamus O'Shanahan's
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Amin
EAA ABc |BG^F GB/c/d |edc BA^G |ABc BGF |
E3 ABc |BG^F GB/c/d |edc BAG |1EA^G A=GF :|2EA^G ABc||
|:d2 f fgf |ecA Acd |B3 dBG |AB/c/d ecA |
de/f/g agf |ecA Adc |B3 cAG |1A3 ABc :|2AcA BGF|]
# Added by Moxhe .

Eight comments

I’ve heard this played in B minor in sessions around Scotland -the first part is similar to the Stockton’s Wing tune Aaron’s Key

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Composer

composed by Paul O’Shaughnessy.

“Seamus O’Shanahan’s Jig” - C: Paul O’Shaughnessy ~ duplication rescued

Key signature: a minor
Submitted on December 21st 2008 by Bogman.
~ /tunes/9191

X: 2
T: Seamus O’Shanahan’s
C: Paul O’Shaughnessy’s
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
R: jig
K: Amin
|: G |\
EAG AGA | BAB GB/c/d | edc Bcd | AGB AG^F |
EAG AGA | BAB GB/c/d | edc Bcd | BAG A2 :|
|: B |\
def fed | eAA ABc | BBB d2 B | cde edc |
def fed | eAA ABc | BBB d2 B | BAG A2 :|

Paul O’Shaughnessy’s

This is the last tune of the set from Barry Kerr and Ruben Bada
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TF—f7JxFPk

The first part is quite reminiscent of the Lilting banshee but Barry plays it three times in three very different ways. I’ve tried to transcribe what I think the basic version may be.

The other tunes in the set are versions of these….
https://thesession.org/tunes/5300
https://thesession.org/tunes/874
https://thesession.org/tunes/1051

# Posted on December 21st 2008 by Bogman

with that rare minor 6th in it. a beauty!

Is this really Aminor?

The key signature says Dm.

Oops

My bad. Am it is!!

Seamus O’Shanahan’s, X:4

S:Geantrai (TG4) from Teach Dolmain in Carlow Mick (acc) & Anthony (fid) McAuley, John Nugent (gt), Donnchadh Gough (bod)
Available for a limited time from TG4, first shown 28 jun 2015 http://nasc.tg4.tv/1LQXUcf

Seamus O’Shanahan’s, X:6

This version appears in Daniel Gourdon’s manuscript (n.d., p. 71) who transcribed it from Altan’s Harvest Storm.

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