Belfast Hornpipe (1)

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X: 1 T:The Belfast Hornpipe [1] T:Sweep's Hornpipe R:hornpipe M:4/4 L:1/8 K:D ag | (3faf df AdFA | DFAd f2ef | gabg efge | cdec A2ag | (3faf df AdFA | DFAd f2ef | gfed cABc | (3dcd fe d2 :| |:zF | GFGA Bcde | fgfe dcdB | A2f2 fef2 | G2e2 e3F | GFGA Bcde | fgfe dcdB | Afed cABc | (3dcd fe d2 :| |:ag | (3fgf (3efe (3ded (3cdc | (3BcB (3ABA G2ba | (3gag (3fgf (3efe (3ded | (3cdc (3BcB A2ag | (3fgf (3efe (3ded (3cdc | (3BcB (3ABA (3GAG (3FGF | Efed cABc | (3dcd fe d2 :|



BELFAST HORNPIPE [1]. AKA and see "Clog des laboureurs," "Royal Belfast," "Millicent's Hornpipe," "Millicen's Favourite," "Millicent’s Favourite," "Sweep's Hornpipe (1)" "Great Eastern Hornpipe" "Great Western Hornpipe (The)." Irish, English, Scottish; Hornpipe. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBC (Martin): AABBCC (Allan, Kennedy, O'Neill). The name Belfast means 'crossing place by a sandbank'. As "The Sweep's Hornpipe" it is button accordion player Joe Derrane's signature tune. Albert Allard recorded the hornpipe, note for note with "Belfast Hornpipe", in Montreal in 1938 as "Clog des laboureurs."

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Kennedy (Fiddlers Tune Book), vol. 2, 1951; p. 2 ("The Lass on the Strand"). Martin (Ceol na Fidhle, vol. 2), 1988; p. 17. McDermott (Allan's Irish Fiddler), c. 1920's; No. 88, p. 22. O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 207.

Recorded sources: -



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