Dan R’s Favourite jig

Also known as Dan R’s Favorite, Dan R. Favorite, Dan R. Favourite, Dan R.’s Favorite, Dan R.’s Favourite, The Old Man’s Delight, Taitneam An Seanduine.

There are 7 recordings of a tune by this name.

Dan R's Favourite has been added to 14 tunebooks.

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Four settings

X: 1
T: Dan R's Favourite
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Amaj
f|:ecA ABc | BGE E2 f | ecA Ace |fba {a}g2f|
ecA ABc | BGE E2 E| FGA {c}BGE |[1A3A2 f:|[2 A3A2 B ||
|:cAc ece| fff eaf | {f}ecA ABc | BGE E2 B|
{d}cAc ece | fff eaf | ecA EFG | [1A3 A2 B:| [2{B}A3 A3 ||
X: 2
T: Dan R's Favourite
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Amaj
ecA ABc | BGE E2 f | ecA Ace | fba g2 f |
ecA ABc | BGE E3 | FGA BGE |[1 A3 A2 f :| A3 A3 ||
|: cAc ece | fdf eaf | ecA ecA | BGE EGB |
cAc ece | fff eaf | ecA EFG |[1 A3 A3 :|[2 A3 |]
ecA ABc | BGE E3 | ecA Ace | fba g2 f |
ecA ABc | BGE E3 | FGA BGE |[1 A3 A2 f :| A3 A2 ||
cAc ece | fff eaf | ecA ABc | BGE E2 e |
cAc ece | fff eaf | ecA EFG |[1 A3 A2 :|[2 A3 |]
X: 3
T: Dan R's Favourite
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Amaj
ecA A2 c | BGE E2 (a/f/) | ecA Ace | fba g2 (g/f/) |
ecA ABc | BGE E2 E | FGA BGE | A3 A2 :|
cAc ece | fdf e2 (a/f/) | ecA ABc | BGE E2 (e/d/) |
cAc ece | fdf e2 (a/f/) | ecA EFG | A3 A2 :|
X: 4
T: Dan R's Favourite
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
dBG G2 B | AFD D2 e | dBG GB/c/d | eag fge |
dBG GBG | AFD D2 D | EE/F/G AFD | G3 G2 :|
BGB dB/c/d | ece dge | dBG GAB | AFD Ddc |
BG/A/B d2 B | ece dg/f/e | dBG DEF | G3- G2 :|

Four comments

Dan R’s Favourite Jig

A jaunty jig from Cape Breton. Transcribed from the CD, "Traditional Music from Cape Breton" played by Howie MacDonald.

“The Old Man’s Delight” / “Dan R’s Favourite” ~ Cape Breton

X: 2
T: The Old Man’s Delight
T: Dan R’s Favourite
S: Howie MacDonald
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
R: jig
K: Amaj
a2 f |:\
ecA ABc | BGE E2 f | ecA Ace | fba g2 f |
ecA ABc | BGE E3 | FGA BGE |[1 A3 A2 f :| A3 A3 ||
|: cAc ece | fdf eaf | ecA ecA | BGE EGB |
cAc ece | fff eaf | ecA EFG |[1 A3 A3 :|[2 A3 |]

X: 3
T: The Old Man’s Delight
T: Dan R’s Favourite
S: Kinnon Beaton
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
R: jig
K: Amaj
a2 f |:\
ecA ABc | BGE E3 | ecA Ace | fba g2 f |
ecA ABc | BGE E3 | FGA BGE |[1 A3 A2 f :| A3 A2 ||
|: e |\
cAc ece | fff eaf | ecA ABc | BGE E2 e |
cAc ece | fff eaf | ecA EFG |[1 A3 A2 :|[2 A3 |]

“The Old Man’s Delight” ~ O’Neill

X: 4
T: The Old Man’s Delight
B: "O’Neill’s Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies", 1903, page 153, tune #819
B: "O’Neill Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems", 1907; page 30, tune #85
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
R: jig
K: AMaj
|: (a/f/) |\
ecA A2 c | BGE E2 (a/f/) | ecA Ace | fba g2 (g/f/) |
ecA ABc | BGE E2 E | FGA BGE | A3 A2 :|
|: e |\
cAc ece | fdf e2 (a/f/) | ecA ABc | BGE E2 (e/d/) |
cAc ece | fdf e2 (a/f/) | ecA EFG | A3 A2 :|

“The Old Man’s Delight” / “Dan R’s Favourite” ~ a take in G

X: 5
T: The Old Man’s Delight
T: Dan R’s Favourite
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
R: jig
K: GMaj
|: e |\
dBG G2 B | AFD D2 e | dBG GB/c/d | eag fge |
dBG GBG | AFD D2 D | EE/F/G AFD | G3 G2 :|
|: c |\
BGB dB/c/d | ece dge | dBG GAB | AFD Ddc |
BG/A/B d2 B | ece dg/f/e | dBG DEF | G3- G2 :|