Nothing Can Sadden Us jig

Also known as Nothing In Life Can Sadden Us.

There are 4 recordings of this tune.

Nothing Can Sadden Us appears in 1 other tune collection.

Nothing Can Sadden Us has been added to 18 tunebooks.

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Three settings

1
X: 1
T: Nothing Can Sadden Us
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Amaj
A/B/ |: (c{d}c{B}c) BcB | ABA Ace | fga edc | cBB (B{d}B{A}B) |
cdc (B{d}B{A}B) | ABA Ace | fga edc | dBG A2z :|
|: cde e2e | efe fga | edc cBA | GAB (B{d}B{A}B) |
cde e2e | efe fga | edc cBA | GAB Bed :|
2
X: 2
T: Nothing Can Sadden Us
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Amaj
(A/B/) | cdc BcB | ABA Ace | fga edc | c>BB Bed |
c3 BAB | A>BA Ace | fga edc | dBG A2 :|
(e/d/) | cde e2e | efe fga | e>dc cBA | G>AB B2e |
cde e2e | e>fe fga | e>dc cBA | G>AB Bed |
c3 BAB | A2A Ace | f>ga edc | c>BB B2 (e/d/) |
cdc BcB |ABA Ace | fga edc | dBG A2 :|
3
X: 3
T: Nothing Can Sadden Us
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
G/A/ | BGB AFA | GAG GBd | efg dcB | BAA A2 d/c/ |
BGB AFA | GAG GBd | efg dBd | GAG G2 :| z
|: B2 d ded | ded efg | dcB BAG | FGA ABc |
B2 d ded | ded efg | dcB BAG | c2 B ABc |]|
# Added by Mars .

Three comments

Nothing Can Sadden Us

I got this version from "O’Neill’s Music of Ireland: Over 1000 Fiddle Tunes" by Oak Publications (1976). From the introduction of this edition, the notated grace note figures on the triplet eighth notes are to be played as a roll.

I have seen this tune variously notated such as:

(A/B/) | cdc BcB | ABA Ace | fga edc | c>BB Bed |
c3 BAB | A>BA Ace | fga edc | dBG A2 :|
(e/d/) | cde e2e | efe fga | e>dc cBA | G>AB B2e |
cde e2e | e>fe fga | e>dc cBA | G>AB Bed |
c3 BAB | A2A Ace | f>ga edc | c>BB B2 (e/d/) |
cdc BcB |ABA Ace | fga edc | dBG A2 :|