The Humours Of Ballycastle jig

Also known as Sugra Baile-Caislean, The Humors Of Ballycastle.

There are 4 recordings of this tune.

The Humours Of Ballycastle appears in 1 other tune collection.

The Humours Of Ballycastle has been added to 18 tunebooks.

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Two settings

1
X: 1
T: The Humours Of Ballycastle
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Amaj
ABA cBA|faf ecB|ABA cBA|FGA BGE|
ABA cBA|faf ecA|BAB cec|1 ABA A2 E:|2 ABA A2 g||
agf efg|aba gfe|cff f2 e|cff f2 g|
agf ece|faf ecA|BAB cec|1 ABA A2 g:|2 ABA A3||
2
X: 2
T: The Humours Of Ballycastle
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Amaj
E|{B}AGA cBA|faf ecA|{B}AGA cBc|FGA BGE|
{B}AGA cBA|faf ecA|BdB cec|ABA A2:|
|:g|agf efg|aba gfe|(c/f/)zf (f2e)|(c/f/)zf (f2g)|
agf edc|faf ecA|BdB cec|ABA A2:|
# Added by Moxhe .

Two comments

The Humours of Ballycastle

Living just outside Ballycastle, Co. Antrim, it seemed appropriate that I post this tune. However, I fear that the tune’s title is actually referring to another Ballycastle, which can be found a little further south.

The Humours Of Ballycastle, X:2

This jig appears in O’Neill’s Dance Music of Ireland - 1001 Gems (1907), p. 29, no. 81, as The Humors of Ballycastle, Sugra Baile-Caislean.

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