Played by Altan
On one of their recordings—sorry can’t remember which one…
Paul McGrattan also recorded a very imaginative version of the tune on flute. The notes suggest it was in the repertoire of John Doherty. Thank you for reminding me. Now I have to learn it!
"Grania’s Welcome Home" (The Jig) / "Welcome Home Grainne" ~ duplication rescued
Key signature: A Mixolydian
Submitted on November 19th 2007 by Guidus.
T: Grania’s Welcome Home (The Jig)
|: eAA cBA | eAA ~f3 | eAA cde | dBG Bcd |
eAA cBA | ed=c ~B2 A | GBd gfe | dBG Bcd :|
|: cBA a3 | ecA Bcd | cBA ~g3 | dBG Bcd |
cBA aAA | gAA ~f3 | def gfe | dBG Bcd :|
This is part 2 (The Jig) of Grania’s Welcome Home set. Please see part 1 (The March) for details. (?)
# Posted on November 19th 2007 by Guidus
Now compare this tune with the first and third part of Langstrom’s Pony ?
"The Northern Fiddler: Music and Musicians of Donegal and Tyrone"
Allen Feldman: general text & music editor
Eamonn O’Doherty: introduction, drawings and photographs
Blackstaff Press, 1979, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Page 86 ~ "Grania’s Welcome Home" (March, Jig and Reel) Johnny Doherty
Feels the same, ain’t the same
Am I allowed here to whisper I hate the c natural in the first part? keep it sharp! (the first word in this sentence does not mean Aminor)
Johnny The Jumper
This is a dorian version of the tune as found in O’Neill’s Music of Ireland. The original is in mixolydian.
Welcome Home Grainne, X:3
The dorian version of this tune from O’Neill’s 1001 (#297) called "Johnny The Jumper".