The End Of Winter jig

There are 3 recordings of this tune.

The End Of Winter has been added to 1 tune set.

The End Of Winter has been added to 25 tunebooks.

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Two settings

1
X: 1
T: The End Of Winter
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
A3 ABc|dAG FED|~E3 FDA,|G,3 D2C|B,2C DCB,|
A,DC D2E|1 F2G AFD|~E3 EFG:|2 FAF FEC|D3 DCD||
|:~E3 ECA,|G2F ECA,|DEF AFA|dcd Ade|
fed afd|B/c/dB AFG|EFG BGE|1 EDC DCD:|2 EDD dcB||
2
X: 2
T: The End Of Winter
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
ABA ABc|dAG FED|~E3 FDA,|G,A,G, DG,C|~B,3 DCB,|
A,DC D2E|1 ~F3 AGF|~E3 EFG:|2 ~F3 GEC|DED DCD||
|:~E3 ECA,|G2F ECA,|DEF AFA|dcd Ade|
fdd add|B/c/dB AGF|EFG BGE|1 EDC DCD:|2 EDC D2B||

Three comments

The End Of Winter

A really addictive jig composed by Brian Pickell. On his recording the guitar plays bar 2 as |dcB AFD| but the fiddle and flute are as submitted. I first heard this played by Nancy Kerr and James Fagan, and didn’t have a name for it until I found it by chance whilst browsing the net today. Their setting was as follows:

X: 1
T: End Of Winter, The
C: Brian Pickell
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
R: jig
S: Nancy Kerr & James Fagan
K: Dmaj
ABA ABc|dAG FED|~E3 FDA,|G,A,G, DG,C|~B,3 DCB,|
A,DC D2E|1 ~F3 AGF|~E3 EFG:|2 ~F3 GEC|DED DCD||
|:~E3 ECA,|G2F ECA,|DEF AFA|dcd Ade|
fdd add|B/c/dB AGF|EFG BGE|1 EDC DCD:|2 EDC D2B||

The recording of this jig from Brian’s Fresh Canadian Fiddle Tunes album is actually one of the sound samples on his website, http://www.brianpickell.com/downloads/fcft_track04.mp3

Wonder if Nancy and James got it from Brian at Goderich (they were all there 2001 and 2002), or just took his album home with them?

N & J played the Silversmith after it so I suspect they took the album home and then brought the tunes to Oz with them in 2003.