The Humours of Derrycrossane

Slip Jig, G, traditional Irish
Also know as: The Humors of Derrycrossane; The Humours of Derrykissane; The Humours of Derrykosane

The Humours of Derrycrossane. Traditional Irish Slip Jig. TraiJams Tune of the Week. Play it together March 26, 2023. Illustration copyright 2023 Jonathan Lay.

An elegant traditional Irish slip jig. This tune likely gets its name from the townland of Derrycrossane, which is near the village of Kilmihil, County Clare, Ireland.


Sheet Music (Dots)

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.

Sheet music and chords for The Humours of Derrycrossane, Traditional Irish slip jig in G major. Arrangement by Jonathan Lay.

Play from the Dots
Slow tempo 70bpm
Moderate tempo 90bpm


Examples of sets that include this tune.

References and Resources

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