Jig, D, Traditional Irish, also known as An Rogaire Dubh
TrailJams Tune of the Week for August 5, 2021
- Video – Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill: An Rogaire Dubh from the album Welcome Home Again
- Video – Banna De Dhá (Tom Morley & Hazel Ketchum): Comb Your Hair & Curl It / The White Petticoat / The Black Rogue from the album Band of Two
- Audio: The Black Rogue, slow tempo, from dots (70 beats per minute; with chords; automated player by Jonathan Lay / TrailJams)
- Audio: The Black Rogue, Moderate tempo, from dots (90 beats per minute; with chords; automated player by Jonathan Lay / TrailJams)
Dots (Music Notation)
As always for traditional tunes, the musical notation and chords do not indicate the “right” way to play the tune, but are a useful reference.
Play from the Dots
References and Resources
For those that want to dig deeper, here are some other resources.
- Niall Murphy, FiddleVideo lesson: An Rógaire Dubh (The Black Rogue) This link is to a portion of the lesson; the rest is available by subscription. Niall Murphy refers to the tune’s authorship as traditional, attributed to Johnny McGill.
- TheSession: The Black Rogue — various settings of the tune, with comments
- Video – Micheal O’Briain: An Rogaire Dubh (The Black Rogue) / Na Ceannabhain Bhana (The Fair Canavans) Played on uilleann pipes, from the album The Drones and the Chanters – Irish Pipering, Vol. Two. Played in B Major.