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
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
Examples of sets that include this tune.
- Rambling Rogue Jig Set: The Rambling Pitchfork (D) / The Black Rogue (D) / The Blackthorn Stick (G)
- Scatter the Mud Jig Set: Scatter the Mud (A Dorian) / The Black Rogue (D) / Old Favorite (G)
- The Killaval Jig / Banish Misfortune / The Black Rogue
References and Resources
For those that want to dig deeper, here are some other resources.
- Video – 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.
- Video – Shannon Heaton: Learning Irish Flute – Tune of the Month with Shannon Heaton – Black Rogue [Jig]
- Webpage: TheSession: The Black Rogue — crowdsourced sheet music and information about the tune
- 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.