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

1
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:|
2
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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