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Apples in Winter

“Apples in Winter” has been one of my favourite jigs for a very long time. I first learned it from a session recording I made of Yvonne Casey (fiddle), Terry Bingham (concertina/accordion) and my friend Stéphane (flute) in Fitzpatrick’s Bar at Hotel Doolin.

I also associate this tune with the playing of the late Chris Droney, and usually plays it with “The Maid on the Green“, as recorded on Chris Droney’s album Down From Bell Harbour.

Check the video of “Apples in Winter” from the YouTube Channel below!

X:1
T:Apples In Winter
M:6/8
R:Jig
K:Edor
|:BEE dEE|BAG FGE|D2D FDF|ABc ded|
BEE BAB|def g2e|fdB AGF|1 GEE E2A:|2 GEE E2d||
efe edB|g2e fdB|ded dBA|DFA def|
efe edB|def g2a|bgb afa|gee e2d|
e2e edB|g2e fdB|ded dBA|DFA def|
edB def|gba g2e|fdB AGF|GED E2A||

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