Brit In The Liffey jig

There are 3 recordings of a tune by this name.

Brit In The Liffey has been added to 3 tune sets.

Brit In The Liffey has been added to 24 tunebooks.

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Two settings

X: 1
T: Brit In The Liffey
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Bmin
|:f2 B BAF | B3 dBf |ecA A3| cAc efg |
f2 B BAF | B3 dBe |(3fga f bfe | dBA B3 :|
|: B3 dfe | dcB AFG| A3 GAF |AEA FAD|
B3 dfe | dcd ede|(3fga f bfe | dBA B3 :|
X: 2
T: Brit In The Liffey
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Bmin
|:f2 B BAF | ~B3 dBf |ecA A3| cAc efg |
f2 B BAF | ~B3 dBe |(3fga f bfe | dBA B3 :|
|: ~B3 dfe | dcB AFG| A(3A/2A/2A/2 GAF |AEA FAD|
~B3 dfe | dcd ede|(3fga f bfe | dBA B3 :|
|: ~d3 ede | (3fgaf afb| faf bfe |ded dBA|
~d3 ede | (3fgaf afb| (3fgaf bfe|edA ~B3 :|

Nine comments

Normally played with

The tune ‘The December wedding’ was composed to be played before this one

Syncopation

The section in the second part GAFAEAFA is intended to be played with no ‘bounce’ (completely evenly) to give a syncopated effect.

"Normally played with The tune ‘The December wedding’ was composed to be played before this one"

Citation needed?

C:???

Seems john.boniface wrote The December Wedding, which is I suppose the necessary citation: https://thesession.org/tunes/4900

Question is, did he write this one too I wonder???

The Brit in the Liffey - by Tomas Lynch

This tune was made by Tomas Lynch - See Cuig’s album; Prospect

The Brit in the Liffey - a three part jig by Tomas Lynch

The second tune in this set is taken directly from the playing of Tomas Lynch, The Brit in the Liffey a jig
https://youtu.be/FjmS7ejpp1M


BT

The midi supplied here is wrong

The tune is a three part tune composed by Tomás Lynch, the Midi / Notation that is available online only has two parts. The above clip with Alan Burke, Tim Potts and Henry Sears of After Hours, are playing the version that Tomás wrote when he was playing with them as After Hours.

Brit In The Liffey, X:2

Somebody played this unusual jig at our session last week (The Bear in Camberwell), but the setting on here only has two parts, and there’s a third on all the recordings I’ve found. It appears to be by Tomas Lynch, but I’ve taken this setting (mostly) from Sam Proctor’s album, ‘Natural Progression’.
(This my first transcription into abc, so go easy!).