The Bard’s Whim jig

Also known as Bard’s Whym, The Bard’s Whym, Spaḋar An Ḃard.

The Bard's Whim has been added to 8 tunebooks.

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Two settings

X: 1
T: The Bard's Whim
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|: d/c/ |B2 A G2 A | Bdd dec | B2 A G2 A | Bee ee/f/g |
B2 A G2 A | Bdd dec | Bee efg | Bee e2 :|
|: d |B2 g gdc | B2 d dec | B2 g ged | B2 e edc |
B2 g gdc | B2 d dec | BcA GFG | B2 e e2 :|
X: 2
T: The Bard's Whim
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|: d |B2 A G2 A | B2 d dec | B2 A G2 A | B2 e e2 d |
B2 A G2 A | B2 d dec | B2 e efg | B2 e e2 :|
|: d |B2 g gab | B2 d dec | B2 g gfg | B2 e e2 d |
B2 g gab | B2 d dec | B2 A G2 A | B2 e e2 :|

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“The Bard’s Whim” ~ history

X:2
T: Bard’s Whim
S: "O’Farrell’s Pocket Companion for the Union Pipes, volume IV", 1810, page 117
M:6/8
L:1/8
R: jig
K: G Major
|: d |
B2 A G2 A | B2 d dec | B2 A G2 A | B2 e e2 d |
B2 A G2 A | B2 d dec | B2 e efg | B2 e e2 :|
|: d |
B2 g gab | B2 d dec | B2 g gfg | B2 e e2 d |
B2 g gab | B2 d dec | B2 A G2 A | B2 e e2 :|

Another transcription for this can also be found here:

"Traditional Dance Music of Britain and Ireland:
Jigs & Quicksteps, Trips & Humours"
The Fiddler’s Tune-Book Series
Edited by Peter Kennedy
Dave Mallinson Publications, 1997
ISBN: 1-899512-49-7
http://www.mally.com/

Page 3: "The Bard’s Whym"

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