Lesson 87. St Patricks’ Day

The tune is in jig time (6/8) but is a set dance and is played considerably slower than normal jig tempo. However, other than tempo, all the “rules” that apply to jigs apply to this tune.

Gerry GaffneyLesson 87. St Patricks’ Day

Lesson 58. The Drunken Gauger

This tune is a Set Dance. It is played in jig time and has all the characteristics of a jig, but is played much slower. A most unusual feature of this tune is the order in which the parts of the tune are played. There are only two parts to the tune but they are played: AA BA BA. This …

Gerry GaffneyLesson 58. The Drunken Gauger