Sheet Music: Maloney's Wife

TitleMaloney's Wife
Alternate titlesMalowney's Jig
Mellonie's Jig
Mullowny’s Jigg
Biddy Maloney
The Bashful Maid
ComposerTraditional Irish
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyD major
RangeD4–A5
Time signature6/8
Tempo100 BPM
Performance time0:55
Difficulty leveleasy
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Date added2021-09-03
Last updated2021-09-03
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Categories
Jigs, Traditional/Folk

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Friday 3 September 2021

Tune of the Day: Maloney's Wife

Traditional Irish jig

The earliest printing of this jig appears in O'Farrell's Collection of National Irish Music for the Union Pipes, published in 1804. The tune also appears, however, in a few 18th-century musicians' manuscripts, such as the 1788 copybook by flute player Thomas Molyneaux of Shelburne, Nova Scotia.