The Kiltimagh jig

Also known as Jude’s Farewell.

There are 3 recordings of a tune by this name.

The Kiltimagh has been added to 1 tune set.

The Kiltimagh has been added to 14 tunebooks.

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Three settings

X: 1
T: The Kiltimagh
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|:D|GBd edB|ded dBA|G2e dBG|AGA BGE|
GBd edB|ded def|g2e dBG|AGF G2:|
|:d|gfg edB|ded def|g2e dBG|ABA ABd|
g2d edB|ded def|gfe dBG|AGF G2:|
X: 2
T: The Kiltimagh
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
d|gBd edB|ded dBA|~G3 edB|~A3 ABd|
gBd edB|ded def|g2e dBG|AGF G2:|
X: 3
T: The Kiltimagh
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
D | GBd edB | ded dBA | G2d edB | ABG AFD |
GBd edB | dzd gag | edB AGA | BGF G2 :|
d | ggd edB | ded def | gzd edB | ABG ABd |
g2d edB | dBd gag | edB AGA | BGF G2 :|

Six comments

The Kiltimagh Jig

Some would say it is an Irish version of "The Hexham Races": https://thesession.org/tunes/1248 And closely related to "I Will If I Can": https://thesession.org/tunes/1595 IMHO this is a bit different and nicer.

I discovered this simple jig recorded on a mini disc. The whistle player is unmistakably Christy Barry, recorded during a workshop around 18 months ago. I had no idea what it is called, but later found a slightly different version in John Williams’ self-titled solo recording. It seems named after a village in Mayo.

Hope there is no misspelling this time. I’m now more cautious.

Nice comparison, but just a little mixed up ~ and really only a difference of a key signature… While your contribution has it’s own distinct way with itself…though ‘similar’:

I Will if I Can / Kenmure’s Up and Awa’ / Hexham Races ~ K: G Major
https://thesession.org/tunes/1595

Kenmure’s Up and Awa’ / I Will if I Can / Hexham Races - A Major
https://thesession.org/tunes/1248

Variation

Well, I deliberately modified the transcription to make the tune more distinct and to suit my fancy though it’s mostly based on J. Williams’ box playing.

Christy Barry actually plays the first part of the tune like this:

d|gBd edB|ded dBA|~G3 edB|~A3 ABd|
gBd edB|ded def|g2e dBG|AGF G2:|

Nice contributions ‘slainte’…appreciated…

The Kiltimagh Jig

Mike Rafferty calls this tune "Jude’s Farewell":

X:983
T:Jude’s Farewell
S:Book-Mike Rafferty, Second Wind
Z:Nigel Gatherer
L:1/8
M:6/8
K:G
D | GBd edB | ded dBA | G2d edB | ABG AFD |
GBd edB | dzd gag | edB AGA | BGF G2 :|
d | ggd edB | ded def | gzd edB | ABG ABd |
g2d edB | dBd gag | edB AGA | BGF G2 :|