Dan R’s Favourite jig

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

There are 7 recordings of this tune.

Dan R’s Favourite appears in 1 other tune collection.

Dan R's Favourite has been added to 16 tunebooks.

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Four settings

1
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 |[1 A3A2 f:|[2 A3A2 B ||
|:cAc ece| fff eaf | {f}ecA ABc | BGE E2 B|
{d}cAc ece | fff eaf | ecA EFG |[1 A3 A2 B:|[2 {B}A3 A3 ||
2
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 |]
3
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 :|
4
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 :|