Father Burke’s slip jig

By Paddy O’Brien

Also known as Bourke’s Father, Father Bourke, Father Bourke’s, Father Burke, Fr. Bourke, Fr. Bourke’s, Fr. Burke, Fr. Burke’s.

There are 7 recordings of this tune.

Father Burke’s appears in 1 other tune collection.

Father Burke’s has been added to 3 tune sets.

Father Burke’s has been added to 24 tunebooks.

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Two settings

X: 1
T: Father Burke's
R: slip jig
M: 9/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
GBB FAF G2 D|GDG B/c/dB cAF|G2 B F/G/AF G2 d|fdg fed cAF|
GBB FAA G3|GFG GBG AFD|G2 B F2 A GB/c/d|fd/d/d f2 d cAF||
G2 g =fde f3|gfg dBG cAF|G2 g =fde f2 c|A=fc adB cAF|
Ggg =fde fef|g2 g dBG AB/c/d|e/f/ge faf g3|=fef cAd cAF||
X: 2
T: Father Burke's
R: slip jig
M: 9/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
G2 B F/G/AF GDD|GDG BdB c2 F|GBG FAF Gdd|fdg f2 d cAF|
G2 B F2 A GDG|GFG GBG A2 D|G2 B F2 A GB/c/d|fcd f2 d c2 F||
G2 g =fde f2 c|g2 g dBG A/B/cA|G2 g =fde fdc|A2 ^G A2 B cAF|
Ggg =fde f2 f|g2 g dBG AB/c/d|ege f/g/af g2 a|gfe ded cAF||

Two comments

“Father Burke’s Slip Jig” ~ by Paddy O’Brien

The ‘by-the-book’ version can be found here, an excellent and recommended collection of tunes:

“The Compositions of Paddy O’Brien”
J.D.C. Publications Limited, 1992

Page 17: “Fr. Bourkes”

Other possibilities:
second measure ~ | g2 g dBG ABc | ~
fourth measure ~ | A2 ^G A2 B cAF | ~
final two measures ~ | ege f/g/af g2 a | gfe ded cAF ||

A choice of octaves ~ B-part,
fourth measure ~ | a=fc AdB cAF | ~ or ~ | A=fc AdB cAF | ~