Sheet Music: The Humors of Ballingarry

TitleThe Humors of Ballingarry
Alternate titlesBuck in the Woods
The Doon Jig
Molly's Favourite
The Humours of Ballingary
ComposerTraditional Irish
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyG major
RangeF#4–B5
Time signature6/8
Tempo96 BPM
Performance time0:40
Difficulty leveleasy
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Date added2022-06-01
Last updated2022-06-01
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Jigs, Traditional/Folk

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Wednesday 1 June 2022

Tune of the Day: The Humors of Ballingarry

Traditional Irish jig

The earliest known appearance of this jig is in Francis O'Neill's collection Music Of Ireland, published in Chicago in 1903. It bears however a strong resemblance to the minor-mode tune “Molly's Favourite”, which first appeared in Patrick O'Flannagan's The Hibernia Collection (1860).