The Cooper jig

Also known as The Cooper O’ Stannerton Heugh, The Cooper Of Stamfordham Heugh.

There is 1 recording of a tune by this name.

The Cooper has been added to 9 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: The Cooper
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|:g2G BAG|BcB BAG|g2 G BAG|ABd e2d|
g2G BAG|BcB BAG|gfe dcB|ABd e2d:|
|:gbg bgb|faf afa|gbg bgb| faf e2d|
gbg bgb|faf afa|gfe dcB|ABd e2d:|

Six comments

Is this an Irish Jig?

Hang on I think I know this though. I need to have a look at some papers…

It’s in the Northumbrian Minstrelsy (1880s) as The Cooper O’ Stannerton Heugh.

I wonder if this is an ancestor of Mist On The Meadows…