Alex MacDonnell’s Favorite jig

Also known as Alex MacDonnell’s Favourite.

There are 3 recordings of a tune by this name.

Alex MacDonnell's Favorite has been added to 18 tunebooks.

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Two settings

X: 1
T: Alex MacDonnell's Favorite
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Cmaj
|: a/b/ |c'ge c2 a | ged c3 | Bdg Bdg | fed ceg |
c'ge c2 a | ged c3 | Bdg fed |[1 c3 c2 :|[2 c3 cBc ||
K: Gmaj
ded cdc | Bdg bag | fdf c'ba | gfg bge |
ded cdc | Bdg bag | fdf c'ba | g3 gBc |
ded cdc | Bdg bag | fdf c'ba | gfg bge |
dbd cac | Bdg bag | fdf c'ba | g3 g2 |]
X: 2
T: Alex MacDonnell's Favorite
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|: e/f/ |gdB G2 e | dBA G3 | FAd FAd | cBA GBd |
gdB G2 e | dBA G3 | FAd cBA |[1 G3 G2 :|[2 G3 GFG ||
K: Dmaj
ABA GAG | FAd fed | cAc gfe | dcd fdB |
ABA GAG | FAd fed | cAc gfe | d3 dFG |
ABA GAG | FAd fed | cAc gfe | dcd fdB |
AfA GeG | FAd fed | cAc gfe | d3 d2 |]

One comment

“Alex MacDonnell’s Favorite” ~ C: Dan R. MacDonald

This take was transcribed from the playing of Buddy MacMaster, but for those who might like to take it a bit lower, here is the same transcription transposed down to G & D Major:

X: 2
T: Alex MacDonnell’s Favourite
C: Dan R. MacDonald
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
R: jig
K: Gmaj
|: e/f/ |\
gdB G2 e | dBA G3 | FAd FAd | cBA GBd |
gdB G2 e | dBA G3 | FAd cBA |[1 G3 G2 :|[2 G3 GFG ||
K: Dmaj
ABA GAG | FAd fed | cAc gfe | dcd fdB |
ABA GAG | FAd fed | cAc gfe | d3 dFG |
ABA GAG | FAd fed | cAc gfe | dcd fdB |
AfA GeG | FAd fed | cAc gfe | d3 d2 |]