The Northern jig

Also known as The Northern.

There are 2 recordings of this tune.

The Northern has been added to 1 tune set.

The Northern has been added to 36 tunebooks.

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Two settings

1
X: 1
T: The Northern
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Amin
|:~A,3 G,2B,|A,B,B, ~C3|DCD E^F^F|~G3 EDB,|
~A,3 G,2B,|A,B,B, ~C3|DCD E^FE|DCB, ~A,3:|
|:E2A AGA|E^FE D2G|E^FG G^FG|BGG AG^F|
E2A AGA|E^FE D2G|E^FG G^FG|EDB,A,3:|
2
X: 2
T: The Northern
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Ador
|:~A,3 G,2B,|A,B,B, ~C3|DCD EFF|~G3 EDB,|
~A,3 G,2B,|A,B,B, ~C3|DCD EFE|DCB, ~A,3:|
|:E2A AGA|EFE D2G|EFG GFG|BGG AGF|
E2A AGA|EFE D2G|EFG GFG|EDB,A,3:|
|:~A,3 G,2B,|A,B,B, ~C3|DCD EFF|~G3 EDB,|
~A,3 G,2B,|A,B,B, ~C3|DCD EFE|DCB, ~A,3:|
E2A AGA|EFE D2G|EFG GFG|BGG AGF|
E2A AGA|EFE D2G|EFG GFG|EDB,A,3|
e2a aga|efe d2g|efg gfg|bgg agf|
e2a aga|efe d2g|efg gfg|edBA3|
|:~A3 G2B|ABB ~c3|dcd eff|~g3 edB|
~A3 G2B|ABB ~c3|dcd efe|dcB ~A3:|
|:e2a aga|efe d2g|efg gfg|bgg agf|
e2a aga|efe d2g|efg gfg|edBA3:|

Four comments

From Liz Carroll’s newest album with John Doyle, called In Play. This is one of her own compositions, I believe, as are most of the other tunes on that album. This tune was on the requests list recently.

Liner Notes

The liner notes say "The first jig is in the book "The Northern Fiddler" and was contributed by fiddler John Loughran."

Octaves

I noticed that Liz moves up an octave on the repeated B part of the second time through the tune and stays up there for the rest of the set. I’ll try posting that part asap.

Northern (Jig)

AZ - you’re quite right

X: 1
T: Northern, The
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Ador
|:~A,3 G,2B,|A,B,B, ~C3|DCD EFF|~G3 EDB,|
~A,3 G,2B,|A,B,B, ~C3|DCD EFE|DCB, ~A,3:|
|:E2A AGA|EFE D2G|EFG GFG|BGG AGF|
E2A AGA|EFE D2G|EFG GFG|EDB,A,3:|
|:~A,3 G,2B,|A,B,B, ~C3|DCD EFF|~G3 EDB,|
~A,3 G,2B,|A,B,B, ~C3|DCD EFE|DCB, ~A,3:|
E2A AGA|EFE D2G|EFG GFG|BGG AGF|
E2A AGA|EFE D2G|EFG GFG|EDB,A,3|
e2a aga|efe d2g|efg gfg|bgg agf|
e2a aga|efe d2g|efg gfg|edBA3|
|:~A3 G2B|ABB ~c3|dcd eff|~g3 edB|
~A3 G2B|ABB ~c3|dcd efe|dcB ~A3:|
|:e2a aga|efe d2g|efg gfg|bgg agf|
e2a aga|efe d2g|efg gfg|edBA3:|

Key is Ador I think