The Bucks Of Westmeath jig

Also known as Light & Airy.

There are 2 recordings of a tune by this name.

The Bucks Of Westmeath has been added to 1 tune set.

The Bucks Of Westmeath has been added to 14 tunebooks.

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Three settings

X: 1
T: The Bucks Of Westmeath
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|:e | d3 BdB | G2A B2c | d3 BdB | cAB c2e |
d3 BdB | G2A B2d | gfe dcB | cAB c2 :|
|:d | gfg dcB | gfg dcB | gfg dcB | A2B c2d |
gfg aba | gfe def | gfe dcB | A2B c2 :|
|:e | dBG G2e | dBG G2e | dBG G2B | A2B c2e |
dBG G2e | dBG G2d | gfe dcB | A2B c2 :|
# Added by hetty .
X: 2
T: The Bucks Of Westmeath
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
d3 BdB | GBd gdB | d3 BdB | A2B c2e | d3 BdB | GBd gdB | cac BgB | A2B c2e :||
gag gdB | gag gba | gag gdB | A2B c2e | gag gdB | gfe dcB | cac BgB | A2B c2e :||
dBA G2B | dBG Bdg | dBG G2B | A2B c2e | dBG GBd | gfe dcB | cac BgB | A2B c2e :||
# Added by hetty .
X: 3
T: The Bucks Of Westmeath
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|:e|~d3 BdB|GBd gdB|~d3 BdB|A2B c2e|
~d3 BdB|GBd g2B|cac BgB|A2B c2:|
|:d|gag gdB|gag gba|gag gdB|A2B c2d|
gbg ~a3|gbg faf|gfe dcB|A2B c2:|
|:e|dBG G2e|dBG Bdg|dBG G2B|A2B c2e|
dBG GBd|gfe d2B|cac BgB|A2B c2:|

Four comments

Bucks of Westmeath

This is the last of three 48 bar jigs which I have put in a set with Morgan Rattler and Paddy Carey. the set is used frequently for a longways, 5 couple dance called ‘Trencher Boy’.

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Light & Airy

This is another version which I have but under the title of "Light & Airy" Subtle but distinctive differences.
T: Light & Airy
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
R: Jig
K: G
d3 BdB | GBd gdB | d3 BdB | A2B c2e | d3 BdB | GBd gdB | cac BgB | A2B c2e :||
gag gdB | gag gba | gag gdB | A2B c2e | gag gdB | gfe dcB | cac BgB | A2B c2e :||
dBA G2B | dBG Bdg | dBG G2B | A2B c2e | dBG GBd | gfe dcB | cac BgB | A2B c2e :||

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