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sliki

Slide

A musical rhythm and dance found in Ireland and related to the Jig by being in triple time. There is much confusion with single jigs, double jigs, slides and Slip Jigs because of this. Usually written in 6/8 or 12/8 time, slides emphasise the groups in the bar and rely less on triplet groups in favour of groups with longer notes.

Slide Example: Star above the Garter, Denis Murphy's Slide, Going to the Well for Water.