The Fly jig

The Fly has been added to 2 tune sets.

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One setting

X: 1
T: The Fly
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
DFA dcd|BAF ~d2f|gfe age|dcA GFE|
DFA dcd|BAF ~d2f|gfe age|cBA d3:|
fgf eAA|def eaa|gfe fed|efd cBA|
fgf eAA|def eaa|gfe fed|cBA d3:|
# Added by ceili .

Four comments

The Fly

This jig happened to come one evening some years ago, when I was sitting at home, playing on my banjo, when a fly was teasing me so much.

Hans J

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The Fly

Nice! Very fun!


It must have been an Irish Fly. Definite ITM feel to this tune and great melody. Well done!

Fluen / An cuileog / Cibin / …

Hans, well done! You might be further inspired by this ‘duelling banjos’ type ‘fly of fancy’ (so to say!):
The Kyrgyz Komuz vs. Kazakh Dombra:

The sound quality is not too good, but I encourage anyone to watch the whole video from start to finish, to get the atmosphere!

(NB: The fly (fr. 7‘00“ til 8’15” and at 10‘40" ) and other ’juggling’ devices in evidence here are traditional to this type of Turkic musicianship)