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Rickett's Hornpipe


Rickett's Hornpipe

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 Also known as    Ricket's Hornpipe, New College Hornpipe (1) (The), One Eyed Fiddler, Raker's Hornpipe, Sailor's Hornpipe (2), Texarkana Hornpipe, Tomorrow Morning, Yarmouth Hornpipe, Manchester Hornpipe (1), Merthyr Hornpipe
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Canada, England, Ireland, United States
 Genre/Style    Contra, Down-East/Maritime, English, Irish, Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Hornpipe/Clog
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 History    
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Alexander McGlashan
 Book/Manuscript title    A Collection of Scots Measures
 Tune and/or Page number    
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1781
 Artist    
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X:1 % T:Danced by Aldridge M:2/4 L:1/8 B:McGlashan - A Collection of Scots Measures (c. 1781, p. 35) N:Earliest appearance in print of Rickett's Hornpipe N:The 3rd measure in McGlashan's collection is garbled, and the N:fourth measure is missing altogether. The abc's below have been N:corrected. The 3rd measure in the collection goes: d/|e/d/c/B/ A/G/e/d/| Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Bb F/G/A/|B/A/B/F/ D/F/B/d/|c/B/A/G/ F/A/c/e/|d/e/f/d/ g/f/e/d/| c/B/A/G/ F/F/G/A/| B/A/B/F/ D/F/B/d/|c/B/A/G/ F/A/c/e/|d/f/d/B/ c/e/c/A/|BBBz:| |:f/d/d/B/ B/d/d/f/|g/e/e/c/ A/c/c/e/|f/d/d/B/ g/e/c/B/|A/B/G/A/ F/e/d/c/| B/A/B/F/ D/F/B/d/|c/B/A/G/ F/A/c/e/|d/f/d/B/ c/e/c/A/|BBBz:|]


X:1 % T:Ricket's Hornpipe M:4/4 L:1/8 R:Hornpipe S:M.E. Eames music manuscript book, frontispiece dated Aug. 22nd, 1859 (p. 39) S: http://archive.org/details/MEEamesBook N:Eames was perhaps from Philadelphia Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D dcdA FAdf|edcB Aceg|gfed cBge|dcec Agfe| dcdA FAdf|edcB Aceg|fafd egec|d2d2d2 z2:| |:affd dffa|bgge eggb|afed bged|dcec Agfe| dcdA FAdf|edcB Aceg|fafd egec|d2d2d2z2:|]


X:1 % T:Rickett's Hornpipe M:C L:1/8 S:Anonymous 1862 American music manuscript collection (p. 3) N: https://archive.org/stream/MerryMen/MUMSS-00079#page/n0/mode/2up Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D (3ABc|dcdA FAdf|edcB A2g2|fgaf gfed|edcB Agfe| dcdA FAdf|edcB A2g2|fgaf bgec|d2d2d2z:| |:f/g/|afaf d2 ga|bgbg e2 fg|afba gfed|edcB Agfe| dcdA FAdf|edcB A2g2|fgaf bgec|d2d2d2z:|]


X:1 % T:Untitled Hornpipe M:C| L:1/8 R:Hornpipe S:”By Michael B. Shanahan.” N:A version of “Rickett’s Hornpipe” AKA “Yarmouth Hornpipe”, N:“Manchester Hornpipe [1].” S:P.D. Reidy music manuscript collection, London, 1890’s (No. 15) N:”Professor” Patrick Reidy of Castleisland was a dancing N:master engaged by the Gaelic League in London to teach N:dance classes. He introduced “Siege of Ennis” and “Walls N:of Limerick” ceili dances and wrote a treatise on dancing. N:Reidy told O’Neill that his source, Shanahan was a “celebrated N:violinist”, the son of a piper born in Kilrush, Co. Clare, with a N:great reputation in Kerry and Limerick in the 1860’s. It is unclear N:where Shanahan was in relation to his acquaintance with Reidy N:(i.e. in London or Ireland). F: http://rarebooks.library.nd.edu/digital/bookreader/MSE_1434-1/#page/1/mode/1up Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D A2|dcdA FAdf|edcB A3g|fgaf bagf|edcB A2 (fe)| dcdA FAdf|edcBA A3g|(3faf df (3ege ce|d2c2d2|| (fg)|afaf d2 (ga)|baba e2 (fg)|afaf bagf|edcB A2 (Bc)| dcBA FAdf|edcB A2g2|(3fgf (df) (3ege (ce)|d2c2d2||


X:1 % T:Rickett's Hornpipe M:C| L:1/8 K:D (3ABc|dcdA FAdf|edcB A2g2|fgaf gfed|edcB Agfe| dcdA FAdf|edcB A2g2|fafd egec|d2f2d2:| |:fg|afaf d2ga|bgbg e2fg|afba gfed|edcB Agfe| dcdA FAdf|edcB A2g2|fafd egec|d2f2d2:|