Sheet Music: Paddy Stack's Fancy Jig

TitlePaddy Stack's Fancy Jig
Alternate titlesMorrison's Jig
Lyon's Favourite
Maurice Carmody's Favourite
The Stick Across the Hob
ComposerTraditional Irish
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyE minor
RangeD4–B5
Time signature6/8
Tempo96 BPM
Performance time0:45
Difficulty leveleasy
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Date added2016-07-30
Last updated2016-07-30
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Categories
Celtic Music, Jigs, Traditional/Folk

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Saturday 30 July 2016

Tune of the Day: Paddy Stack's Fancy Jig

Traditional Irish jig

This jig is taken from the 1922 collection Waifs and Strays of Gaelic Melody by Francis O'Neill, who writes: “This fine jig, remarkable for originality of composition, and the technique essential to giving it adequate expression, is a masterpiece of execution at the hands of the amiable Patrick Stack who obligingly scored it on paper, after charming us with it on his fiddle — Coming from Jerry Breen the much admired blind fiddler of North Kerry, it was preserved in the Rice-Walsh manuscript and is now recorded for print for the first time.”