Sophie’s Rescue jig

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Sophie's Rescue has been added to 7 tunebooks.

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Two settings

1
X: 1
T: Sophie's Rescue
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
dAB dBA|FAB ~f2f|dAB dBA|~f3 BdB|
dAB dBA|FAB ~f2f|fed Bfe|1d2e2f2:|2d2c2z2||
|:B3 d3|e3 f3|fed ecd|c3 cBA|
B3 d3|e3 f3|fed edc|1^g4z2:|2d4z2||
2
X: 2
T: Sophie's Rescue
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
BFG BGF|DFG ~d2d|BFG BGF|~d3 GBG|
BFG BGF|DFG ~d2d|dcB Gdc|1B2c2d2:|2B2A2z2|
|:G3 B3|c3 d3|dcB cAB|A3 AGF|
G3 B3|c3 d3|dcB cBA|1=e4z2:|2B4z2|

Three comments

Sophie’s Rescue

Another tune from "Between Words"…
This jig is played in Bb(?) on the album, which is kinda crazy. But it sounds sort of dead when I play it on the fiddle… so I transposed it to D. Here’s my original transcription.

X:1
T:Sophie’s Rescue
M:6/8
L:1/8
R:jig
K:Bb
BFG BGF|DFG ~d2d|BFG BGF|~d3 GBG|
BFG BGF|DFG ~d2d|dcB Gdc|1B2c2d2:|2B2A2z2|
|:G3 B3|c3 d3|dcB cAB|A3 AGF|
G3 B3|c3 d3|dcB cBA|1=e4z2:|2B4z2|

I would have posted this as the primary score for this tune, but Bb major was unavailable in the list of keys… The closest I could get was C dorian and it’s not a particularly minor sounding tune.
I know nothing about the origins of it. Would like to find out though, so if you know anything, bring it on. Cool beans.

G#

are you shure about that sharp…???
sounds a bit odd to me…

I’m fairly sure it’s right, and yes, it most certainly does sound odd. If you hear Ce playing it, the atonal #4/b5 quality of that note is used for a certain effect.
I typically leave it out when playing, because I don’t think it sounds all that good for anything but the recording… I’d imagine you’d get some weird looks playing it in front of anyone with that note in there. :p
I really just put it in in order to be true to the recording,