Across the Fence

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ACROSS THE FENCE. AKA - "Brendan McGlinchey's Hornpipe," “Cross the Fence,” "McGlinchey's Hornpipe," “Reilly’s (Hornpipe).” Irish, Hornpipe. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCC (Mulvihill): AABBCC’ (Cranitch). Composed by Brendan McGlinchy. The tune is in Bulmer & Sharpley as “Reilly’s Hornpipe.” It appears in Martin Mulvihill's 1st Collection (1986, No. 45, p. 102, learned from Baltimore fiddler Brendan Mulvihill) and in Matt Cranitch's Irish Fiddle Book (1996), No. 91, p. 162.

Source for notated version: Brendan Mulvihill (Baltimore, Md.) [Mulvihill].

Printed sources: Cranitch (Irish Fiddle Book), 1996; No. 91, p. 162. Mulvihill (1st Collection), 1986; No. 45, p. 102.

Record sources: Mulligan LUN 033, Dolores Keane with Eamonn Currann and Kieran Crehan – "Broken Hearted I'll Wander" (1979).


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