Waking Up In Wonderful Wark jig

There are 4 recordings of a tune by this name.

Waking Up In Wonderful Wark has been added to 2 tune sets.

Waking Up In Wonderful Wark has been added to 24 tunebooks.

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Two settings

X: 1
T: Waking Up In Wonderful Wark
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|:Bde gfe|dBA B2B|ABG AEG|DEG ABc|
Bde gfe|dBA B2B|ABG AEG|DEG ABc:|
|:Bde g2g|b2b abg|aeg dec|Bdg edc|
Bde g2g|b2b abg|aeg dec|1 Bcd Gdc:|2 B^cd AB^c||
K:D
def abc'|d'3 d'e'c'|d'3 d'e'c'|d'bc' abg|
fed abc'|d'3 d'e'c'|d'bc' abg|abc' d'2g|
fed abc'|d'3 d'e'c'|d'3 d'e'c'|d'bc' abg|
fed abc'|d'3 d'e'c'|d'bc' abg|fge d2=c||
X: 2
T: Waking Up In Wonderful Wark
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|:~A,3 A,B,D|F2A FED|D/2E/2Dd BAF|ABd f2e|
!edB ~d3|BAF AB/2c/2d|edB BAF|AFE E3:||
!:" Optional 8va"~A,3 E2F|GFE FDB,|~A,3 EDC|DB,E DB,E|
!~A,3 E2F|GFE FDB,|~D3 DB,E|1~A,3 A,EC:|2~A,3 A,3||

Five comments

Will the real W in WW please stand up?

I’m fairly sure this is the tune written by Karen Tweed called Waking in Wonderful Wark. There seems to be some confusion, with the name being applied to another jig which is actually Manus Lunny’s Terracotta Plower Pot by Phil Cunningham. My guess is that the confusion arose from the track on Across the Waters on which Karen Tweed and Andy Cutting play first this tune and then the Plower Pot, but only this tune is listed by name on the sleeve. Anyway, if anyone feels like contradicting me, Bring It ON!!!
Incidentally, this tune goes all the way up to a high, high E! which is fine on the box I guess but all other instruments, beware. I’d like to hear it played on the whistle - or would only dogs be able to hear it?

The tune by this name off Devin’s old site was this one:
X:1
T:Waking Up in Wonderful Wark
M:6/8
K:D
|:~A,3 A,B,D|F2A FED|D/2E/2Dd BAF|ABd f2e|
!edB ~d3|BAF AB/2c/2d|edB BAF|AFE E3:||
!:" Optional 8va"~A,3 E2F|GFE FDB,|~A,3 EDC|DB,E DB,E|
!~A,3 E2F|GFE FDB,|~D3 DB,E|1~A,3 A,EC:|2~A,3 A,3||

Is this the Phil Cunningham tune?

Yes, that’s the Plower Pot, I’m pretty sure. A fun tune also, and they go well together, I think.