The Dancing Master jig

There are 4 recordings of a tune by this name.

The Dancing Master has been added to 1 tune set.

The Dancing Master has been added to 43 tunebooks.

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Two settings

X: 1
T: The Dancing Master
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Amin
AB|: cAA eAA | cBA edc | BGG dGG | gfe dcB |
cAA eAA | cBA efg | age dcB | cAA A3 :|
|: efg a3 | age dBG | GBd g3 | egd BAG |
efg a3 | age efg | age dcB | cAA A3 :|
# Added by JACKB .
X: 2
T: The Dancing Master
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
A1/2B1/2|cAA eAA|cBA eAA|BGG dGG|gfe dcB|
cAA eAA|cBA d2 f|gfe dcB|cAA A2:|
|:d|efg a2 b|a2 b age|efg a2 b|age g2 d|
efg a2 b|a2 b age|gfe dcB|cAA A2:|

Six comments

The Dancing Master

I looked for this one on the system but couldn’t fins it.

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JACKB

Your tune is a variant of the "Swallowtail Jig"

https://thesession.org/tunes/106

You may wish to post your tune on that page as a variant, as Jeremy will almost certainly delete the tune that you have just posted as it would be considered as a duplication.

“The Swallowtail” / “The Swallow’s Tail” ~ Nest” / “The Dancing Master”

Key signature: A Dorian
Submitted on May 25th 2001 by Jeremy.
https://thesession.org/tunes/106
https://thesession.org/tunes/106/comments

No, I’m not calling it a ‘duplication’, as this is a significant and interesting variant. I started playing this and immediately took it to where we play it, which is different from both, then looked it up and found another take on it on site, courtesy of our beloved webmaster Jeremy. I’ll add out take on it there. Knowing this as an ‘old standard’, but not by the name given, I was sure something of it must be here.

Interesting version Jack, thanks…

Mix!!! ~ like minds and simultaneously… ;-)

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