Sheet Music: The Flaxdresser

TitleThe Flaxdresser
Alternate titlesHave a Drink with Me
Paddy was up to Ganger
ComposerTraditional Irish
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyG major
Time signature6/8
Tempo96 BPM
Performance time1:00
Difficulty leveleasy
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Date added2022-06-25
Last updated2022-06-25
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Jigs, Traditional/Folk


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Saturday 25 June 2022

Tune of the Day: The Flaxdresser

Traditional Irish jig

The earliest known appearance of this jig is in Francis O'Neill's celebrated collection Music of Ireland, published in Chicago in 1903. O'Neill's source for this tune was Chicago Police Sergeant James O'Neill, a fiddler originally from County Down.