The Surround slip jig

There are 5 recordings of a tune by this name.

The Surround has been added to 1 tune set.

The Surround has been added to 46 tunebooks.

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Two settings

X: 1
T: The Surround
R: slip jig
M: 9/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|:G2B A2G E3|B2d d2B A2G|G2B A2G E3|DEF G2B, A,2G,:|
|:B3 B2G B2d|c2B A2G F2A|B3 B2A B2G|DEF G2B, A,2G,:|
X: 2
T: The Surround
R: slip jig
M: 9/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|:G2B A2G E3|B2d d2B A2G|G2B A2G E3|DEF G2B A2G:|
|:B3 B2G B2d|c2B A2G F2A|B3 B2A B2G|DEF G2B A2G:|
# Added by JACKB .

Four comments

… but where does this tune come from?

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Don’t you want to share any anecdotes you might have about "The Surround"?

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Hop Jig!

In the sleeve notes of Teada’s first recording, the tune is in the James Goodman manuscripts, which were compiled in the late 19th century.

It’s called an "old jig" in "Tunes of the Munster Pipers: Irish Traditional Music from the James Goodman Manuscripts" - I learned it from Kevin Burke’s Across the Black River CD and taught it to CF at our Sunday session…