The Gaelic Club jig

Also known as Comunn Gaelach Ghlasco, The Glasgow Gaelic Club.

There are 13 recordings of this tune.

This tune has been recorded together with

The Gaelic Club appears in 2 other tune collections.

The Gaelic Club has been added to 2 tune sets.

The Gaelic Club has been added to 129 tunebooks.

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Five settings

1
X: 1
T: The Gaelic Club
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Amin
(A/B/) | cBA AGE | ABA ABc | BAG BdG | Bdg GAB |
cBA AGE | ABA c2d | efe dcB | cAA A2 :||
B | ceg gec | ceg dBG | ceg gec | BGG G2(A/B/) |
cBA AGE | ABA c2d | efe dcB | cAA A2 :||
2
X: 2
T: The Gaelic Club
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Bmin
dcB BAF | B^AB B/c/dB | cBA ceA | cea ecA |
dcB BAF | B2 B dfa | f/g/af edc | dB^A B2 :|
dfa dfa | df/g/a fed | cAe ceA | cea ecA |
dcB BAF | B2 B dfa | faf edc | dB^A B2 :|
|: dcB BAF | B2 B Bcd | cBA ceA | cea cBA |
dcB BAF | B2 B dfa | faf edc |1 dBB B2F :||2 dBB B2d ||
|: dfa dfa | dfa fed | ceA ceA | cea cBA |
dcB BAF | B2 B dfa | faf edc |1 dBB B2d :|2 dBB B2F ||
3
X: 3
T: The Gaelic Club
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Amin
(A/B/) | cBA AGE | ABA ABc | BAG BdG | Bdg GAB |
cBA AGE | ABA c2d | eg/f/e dcB | cAA A2 :||
B | ceg gec | ceg dBG | ceg gec | BGG GAB |
cBA AGE | ABA c2d | eg/f/e dcB | cAA A2 :||
# Added by JACKB .
4
X: 4
T: The Gaelic Club
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Amin
A|cBA AGE|ABA ABc|BAG GAG|dcd GAB|
cBA AGE|AGA c2 d|efe dcB|cAA A2 :|
|:d|eaa efg|eaa ged|eaa gdc|BGG G2 A/B/|
|1cBA AGE|AGA c2 d|efe dcB|cAA A2:|
|2cBc dcd|edB c2 d|efe dcB|cAA A2|]
# Added by Moxhe .
5
X: 5
T: The Gaelic Club
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Amin
cBA AGE|ABA ABc|BAG BdG|Bdg GAB|!
cBA AGE|ABA c2 d|efe dcB|cAA A2 B:|]!
|:ceg ged|ceg dBG|ceg gec|BAG GAB|!
cBA AGE|ABA c2 d|efe dcB|cAA A2 B:|]!

Eight comments

Scottish Origin

This jig was originally a Scottish pipe jig, called "The Glasgow Gaelic Club."

Clubbin’ about ~

T: Glasgow Gaelic Club, The
T: Gaelic Club, The
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
R: jig
K: B minor
|: c |
dcB BAF | B^AB B/c/dB | cBA ceA | cea ecA |
dcB BAF | B2 B dfa | f/g/af edc | dB^A B2 :|
|: c |
dfa dfa | df/g/a fed | cAe ceA | cea ecA |
dcB BAF | B2 B dfa | faf edc | dB^A B2 :|

I love that raised 7th, or ^A…

& from Dafydd:
https://thesession.org/tunes/5139
Which may or may not survive the final cut…

T: Glasgow Gaelic Club, The
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
R: jig
K: B minor
|: dcB BAF | B2 B Bcd | cBA ceA | cea cBA |
dcB BAF | B2 B dfa | faf edc |1 dBB B2F :||2 dBB B2d ||
|: dfa dfa | dfa fed | ceA ceA | cea cBA |
dcB BAF | B2 B dfa | faf edc |1 dBB B2d :|2 dBB B2F ||

I thought Dafydd’s post deserved a different entry…. It’s nice in Bm.

Another version

X: 1
T: Gaelic Club, The
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
R: jig
K: Amin
(A/B/) | cBA AGE | ABA ABc | BAG BdG | Bdg GAB |
cBA AGE | ABA c2d | eg/f/e dcB | cAA A2 :||
B | ceg gec | ceg dBG | ceg gec | BGG GAB |
cBA AGE | ABA c2d | eg/f/e dcB | cAA A2 :||

A good piping Jig

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Glasgow Gaelic Club

Probably composed by the piper William Gunn (c1788-1867) who was for a while piper to the Glasgow Gaelic Club. It was published in his ‘Caledonian Repository of Music Adapted for the Bagpipes’ (1848).

The Gaelic Club, X:4

This setting appears in O’Neill’s Waifs and Strays of Gaelic Melody, 1922, no. 143.

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Re: The Gaelic Club, X:4

Also in O’Neill’s Music of Ireland (1850 melodies), # 956